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Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation in the Collection of Library and Archives Canada

Who Are the Métis?

The Métis Nation emerged as a distinct people during the course of the 18th and 19th centuries. They are the second largest of the three Aboriginal peoples of Canada and are the descendants of First Nations peoples and Europeans involved in the fur trade. 555 more words

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Morning Prayer 6.2.16, The Martyrs of Japan

You have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering.

Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and also with the one who has a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the contrite.” … 3,064 more words

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Ballet production tells story of residential schools in across-Canada tour

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports 3,200 children died in residential schools, but believes the number to be double that.

Now the Royal Winnipeg Ballet believes its ballet production, … 242 more words

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Morning Prayer 30.1.16, Saturday of Epiphany 3

If we willfully persist in sin after having received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful prospect of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. 2,855 more words

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Morning Prayer 15.1.16, Friday of Epiphany 1

Exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. 2,723 more words

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WHY I AM AN ATHEIST

Nature is my staff                  

The Universe my rod

I find religion’s  notion

Of what God is

To be odd

The first Gods were creations

By people who could see… 720 more words

Commentary

Evening Prayer 15.12.15, Robert McDonald, Canadian Priest & Missionary, 1913

Then two will be in the field; one will be taken and one will be left. Two women will be grinding meal together; one will be taken and one will be left. 1,737 more words

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