Tag Archives: family history

  1. The Christmas Trees of Pelkie Field: A French Canadian Winter Tale


    November 29, 2015 by The Editor

    In what has been a great family project, my brother has written and published a short story – available on …
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Genealogy as a Bridge to Cultural Discovery


    April 21, 2013 by The Editor

    The practice of genealogy can be described in many ways. Through genealogy, many people come to appreciate that they have …
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  5. The Tree: Family Stories and Cultural Legacy


    November 21, 2012 by The Editor

    There was a period of time, in my twenties, when I was eager to quash the stories that supposedly told …
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  6. The Tree Tip #7: Networking


    April 1, 2012 by The Editor

    Although I was very self-motivated as a young child to explore my family history, in retrospect nothing much would have …
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  7. The Tree Tip # 5: Fanciful Stories and Darker Truths – Sorting Out Family Lore


    February 26, 2012 by The Editor

    In family lore we find a source, the usefulness of which is often in the amorphous nature of its content. …
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