Category Archives: Superstitions

  1. The Nain Rouge of Detroit, a French Canadian folktale retold

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    March 1, 2013 by The Editor

    The Nain Rouge is a folktale originating in the earliest days of Detroit and French settlement in the area. An …
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  2. The Flying Canoe, La Chasse-Galerie, retold

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    December 2, 2012 by The Editor

    This French-Canadian folktale draws on both Native American legends and the European story of the Wild Hunt. A Winter tale, …
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  3. The Wild North: Le Loup Garou, retold

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    October 26, 2012 by The Editor

    A fearsome creature stalks the Northern woods, furtive and tied to the night. It has long haunted the hearts and …
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  4. Third Time’s a . . .

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    January 18, 2012 by The Editor

    My essay on Jewish Amulets is available upon request. It’s something that most people have, even if some would never …
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