Category Archives: Symbols

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


    March 1, 2013 by LeVoyageur

    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 Tree: Family Stories and Cultural Legacy


    November 21, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    There was a period of time, in my twenties, when I was eager to quash the stories that supposedly told …
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  3. The Sacred in Space and Time


    July 6, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    In a barren spot of countryside on his way to exile, Jacob encountered God. Fleeing to Haran to avoid his …
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  4. Third Time’s a . . .


    January 18, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    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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