Canadians at Table is an introduction to the diverse culinary history of Canada. This book covers the lessons of survival of the First Nations, the foods that fuelled the fur traders, and the adaptability of the early settlers in their new environment. As communities developed and transportation improved, waves of newcomers arrived, bringing their memories of foods, beverages, and traditions they had known, which were almost impossible to implement in their new homeland. They learned instead to use native plants for many of their needs.
OUT OF STOCK INDEFINITELY Rebirth: Political, Economic and Social Development in First Nations consists of papers presented by both First Nations leaders and academics from across Canada at the third annual conference of the Institute of Northern Ontario Research and Development held in 1992 at Laurentian University. During the last 20 years the voices from First Nations have become louder in expressing their own solutions to the problems that have plagued their people since contact with the Europeans.
On April 23, 1990, after a five-week journey from Hudson Bay to the Hudson River, the Odeyak landed at the Battery for Earth Day. Half-Cree, half-Inuit, the 24-foot freighter canoe, plowing across the Manhattan seascape, was a strange small vessel build in the dark Arctic winter to carry a message from two First Nations of the northern wilderness to a reclaiming of Times Square for Mother Earth. Along with the Crees' and the Inuit's hopes and fears for their children and for the future of their river, the Odeyak carried a simple request.