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Montreal's Mohawk Myth

Frederic Bastien

Montreal's Mohawk Myth

By Frédéric Bastien  Changing the name of Amherst Street is all about creating a fake “usable past” that fits the guilt-based stereotype of settler-native relations. And the Mohawks came from upstate New York.

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The Bogus History of Angélique

Frederic Bastien French Canada Indigenous

The Bogus History of Angélique

The fanciful notion that New France was a slave society evaporates like a drop of water under the desert sun, writes Frédéric Bastien

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