Tag Archives: French

Here’s the Prototype White Man ‘Gone Native’:

Étienne Brûlé (March 15, 1592 – June 30, 1633) OK. This post is going to be mostly speculative. Even Étienne Brûlé‘s birth and death details are sketchy, but as I’ve learned during this process of research into the past, there … Continue reading

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Was There Something in the Air That Year?

No Man’s Brother (1984) There I was, writing a book about furtrading in the Canadian North, and suddenly I realized I’d been pipped at the post. Obviously, these things happen, but it knocked the wind out of my literary sails. … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (VIII)

Chapter Eight Meanwhile, Pierre was dreaming, too. But his dream was not pleasant. In fact, he was having a nightmare about his close brush with death at the hands of his Mohawk capturers. Scenes of scalding, joint amputations, beatings and … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (VI)

Chapter Six “To begin with, I was adopted in my early teens by a Mohawk family. They saved me from a torturous death and to them I shall be eternally grateful. Then I escaped from the tribe by killing three … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (V)

Chapter Five “Welcome, friend from the People of the Place of Fire, how was your voyage?” Pierre looked up to see the huge Indian in front of him. Holding out his hand in friendship, he said, “Greetings from the Potawatomi, … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (III)

Chapter Three She was called Kijik, meaning ‘Sunshine’, by her abductors. Although her disposition was basically sunny, she didn’t always feel that way, especially these days. Sometimes her feelings were so passionate, and her moods so petulant, that she would … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (II)

Chapter Two Pierre felt relaxed. The water was lapping the sides of his canoe gently and the sound of his paddle dipping into the surface of the lake served to keep a steady beat for the sounds from the wilderness … Continue reading

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An Example of a Past-Life Regression: Through My Eyes

My Verbatim Notes, Written After the Session [Before I begin, I want to explain a couple of things. Before undergoing this regression, I had read Pierre Radisson’s journals covering his Voyages a few years previously. And the SAM referred to … Continue reading

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Was This Man the Inspiration for David Cornwall’s Pseudonym?

Erwin Carlé (June 7, 1876 – February 21, 1923) No one knows why David Cornwall chose John le Carré as his pseudonym. So, I did a little digging, asking for the names of German authors who died between 1900 and … Continue reading

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Garden Dog En Garde

Decorative Dog on Deck?

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