By Thomas King
A flock of Indians has simply flown smack into the aspect of a BayStreet skyscraper. back. It’s as much as invoice and Rudy to tag the stay ones, nursethem to future health on the guard and free up them again into the wild.
Thomas King is again in excellent, fantastical shape during this latestcollection of brief tales, a few new, a few formerly released. Compiled in acomic travel de strength, the entire decisions in a brief background ofIndians in Canada are showcases for King’s fully unique model ofimagination and wit. In 20 stories, King pokes a pointy stick into the gears of thenative myth-making computing device, slyly exposing the uncooked underbelly of either historicaland modern native-white relationships. throughout the laughter, those storiesshimmer brightly with the common truths that unite us.
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Mr. MacCallum had hired on with the Lake Superior Pulp & Paper Co. to earn money to enter dentistry at McGill University. He was brought to the General on September 20, registered as patient #1014, treated by Dr. S. Casselman, and discharged on September 29. His bill (amount not noted) was paid by Workman's Compensation. Many years later, in 1983, Mr. MacCallum spent his final days at the General. At the time, his daughter, Morna Rupert, held the position of risk management coordinator, one of many hospital positions undreamed of in the 1920s.
It had boasted a population of 1,500 in the 1860s and had taken some $7,000,000 in copper from its three mines. Jenny Marks and her sister Annie (Marks) Reid were daughters of one of the Marks brothers, Bruce Mines' major merchants, and cousins of Maria (Wiley) Plummer. Gibson was thus related by marriage to the Sault's most esteemed doctor, J. H. Plummer. Together, James and Jenny built a beautiful residence at the northwest corner of Brock and Albert Streets, directly across from St. Luke's Cathedral* Until the house was built, his office was located in a house on East Street.
Sister St. Paul became the first superior general, governing a community of seventy-seven sisters, with their motherhouse established in Pembroke. As well as the hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, they were given the school and hospital in Pembroke, the Eganville convent and the St. Patrick Orphanage in Ottawa. " Twenty-four postulants entered the new order in its first year. Far away at the hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, the news was a shock. Sisters who had devoted close to the English-speaking Religious who so request should be separated from the ...