Category Archives: Identity

  1. I Am Not A Francophile


    March 9, 2016 by The Editor

    Some time ago, I encountered the idea that because I am Anglophone, I no longer have the right to consider myself French-Canadian. Meanwhile, I have seen articles in the popular press about Anglophone Quebeckers who were labeled French-Canadian merely because they reside in Quebec.

  2. ‘Muskrat French’: Origins of a Culture, a Language, and a People


    March 7, 2014 by The Editor

    The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River …
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  3. The Tree: Forgetting and the Right to Privacy


    October 21, 2013 by The Editor

    We still have sorrows that are passed to us from early generations, those to handle besides our own, and cruelties …
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  4. The Tree: Finding Our Cousins – The ‘Fun’ of Genealogy


    October 14, 2013 by The Editor

    After a considerable break from writing on my usual topics here at The Red Cedar, I am happy to be …
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  5. Great Lakes French Canadians


    September 4, 2013 by The Editor

    Join in with an ongoing conversation about French-Canadian culture in the Great Lakes region at the Facebook forum Great Lakes …
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  6. Heritage Day Blog


    June 28, 2013 by The Editor

    As part of the effort to promote French Canadian Heritage Day in Michigan (October 4, 2013), a new blog has …
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  7. Michigan House of Representatives French Canadian Heritage Day Resolution

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    June 12, 2013 by The Editor

    As the Ad Hoc Committee for a French Canadian Heritage Day proceeds with its request for a Governor’s Proclamation, we …
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