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October-ganza Day 8: 'Vikings' in New England, part 2


Yesterday we surveyed the historical and (mostly) pseudohistorical evidence for the presence of Vikings in New England. Today we will look at what the historical record can tell us about their activities and reach in North America and how all this might be of use in your Call of Cthulhu game. 712 more words


6 landmark rulings on native rights - Canada - CBC News

Tuesday’s Federal Court decision recognizing Métis and non-status Indians as Indians under Section 91(24) of the Constitution Act is just one of several landmark court decisions over the years that have helped define and shape aboriginal rights in Canada.Below is a selection of some key court rulings.Calder et al. 780 more words

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Today Was A Good Day

Exploring the sea caves at the Ovens Natural Park.

The Ovens Park is known for its beautiful setting, including the majestic sea caves, it’s history as a gold rush community (1861) and music.   136 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Completing the circle

We’re staying near Bonavista, possibly where John Cabot landed his ship, the Matthew, in “New Founde Lande” on June 24, 1497. There’s a plaque in the cottage commemorating “the 500th anniversary” with celebrations held in 1997. 508 more words


Take the road less travelled

I spent my Sunday with my brother, a fellow avid photographer. I took him to a location I found on my travels, and then he took me to some of his favourite locations. 86 more words

Hiking the Mi'kMaq tracks in Halifax

Ryan – the founder of GreatEARTHexpeditions, the top tour agency of Halifax, was invited by Shane at HI-Halifax to guide the three of us into Peggy’s cove. 655 more words

Big Blog Exchange

Native Groups Demand Protection of Gulf from Oil and Gas Development

The St. John’s Telegram notes a Native alliance formed to oppose exploration and drilling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with Quebec’s recent lifting of its moratorium.  31 more words