Browsing All posts tagged under »Frank Maheux«

Two Lines of History: Parallel or Converging?

November 7, 2016


As I dug into the history of the Irish, I was immediately struck by the parallels between the Irish experience of English colonialism and the First Nations experience of it.

A Small Act of Grace: A Story We Can Tell

November 5, 2016


Our family no longer has a traditional territory, sacred places or the daily routines of life to prompt our collective story-telling, but we have those letters.

My Place In Your History

September 11, 2016


The problem with family legends -- like history -- is that the facts often get in the way of a neat, clean, and simple story.

My Betrayal: A Short History of My Search History In My Search for My Family’s History

August 7, 2016


My foolish acceptance of Morton’s imperfect history, however, is not even the most troubling aspect of this short history of my search for my family’s history.