Category Archives: Gender

The Study of Abenaki Gender Relations and Ecological New England

       Gender relations among the Aboriginals especially among the Abenaki tribe, is an area less well known to historians. When European settlers and Jesuits came to New England, they brought with them differing ideologies.  European ideologies of the land and … Continue reading

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Changing Land, Changing Lives: A Settler’s Guide to Mid Nineteenth Century Ontario

In my larger essay, my goal was to display the effects that ‘Europeanization’ had on the landscapes of Ontario through the written experiences of two sisters, Catherine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie. Through their stories one can see the land … Continue reading

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