Browsing All posts tagged under »Frank Maheux«

Two Lines of History: Parallel or Converging?

November 7, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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.