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Ontario is located in central eastern Canada and one of the ten provinces of Canada.  Almost 40 percent of Canada’s population lives in Ontario. Land wise it is the second largest province.

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 9

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 9 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 8. Ojibwa Life Shortly after the discovery of Skull Cave, Henry was approached by Menehwehna, the head war chief of the Michilimackinac Ojibwa. Menehwehna told Henry that the Ojibwa warriors who had participated in the
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The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 7

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 7 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6. The Massacre of Fort Michilimackinac Alexander Henry spent the spring of 1763 at Sault Ste. Marie, during which time he assisted the resident soldiers in producing maple syrup. He returned to Michilimackinac on May
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The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6

The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 6 Continued from The Adventures of Alexander Henry the Elder: Part 5. Winter at Mackinac Before chronicling his winter at Mackinac, Alexander Henry described the provisions on which the French-Canadian voyageurs subsisted during their long voyages into the heart of Indian country. Specifically, the voyageurs from
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Nautical Mysteries of Canada’s Great Lakes

Nautical Mysteries of Canada’s Great Lakes For centuries, North America’s five Great Lakes have served as the setting for a host of legends, folktales, and nautical mysteries. The local Ojibwa First Nations, for example, tell stories of fabulous monsters which inhabit the depths, shores, and skies of these inland seas, from
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