Manitoulin Island pioneers and the Obidgewong Indians.
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Manitoulin Island pioneers and the Obidgewong Indians.

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Published in [Ontario] .
Written in English


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario -- Manitoulin Island,
  • Manitoulin Island (Ont.) -- History

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF5545 M32 M93
The Physical Object
Pagination[14 leaves]
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14313977M

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Article: History of the Manitoulin Island () by Frank A. Myers continued from Jan edition. Progress Report -- Mr. Burkitt, Mr. LaMorandier, Rev. F. O'Meara. Article: History of the Manitoulin Island .   EDITOR’S NOTE: In the first edition of the Manitoulin Expositor for Shelley Pearen gave readers a glimpse of Manitoulin in She summarized Manitoulin’s history and described Author: Expositor Staff. Dedicated to the memory of those brave pioneers who came to and settled on Manitoulin Island. It includes only early settlers of Manitoulin Island and their descendants. The agenda for the Manitoulin Genealogy Club will now be posted on this site. For meeting dates, times and agenda items, follow this link or click on Manitoulin . The Island became known as "Manitoulin Island Indian Reserve". Over the years, various families settled all over the Island. Under the MacDougall Treaty of , the government divided the Island .

  In , the Bond Head Treaty sought to initiate the migration of Upper Canada Indians to Manitoulin Island where they could live free from the influences of the encroaching white civilization. In , another treaty assigned reserves to the Indigenous population and the rest of Manitoulin Island .   The Orenda is an especially good choice for the CBC Canada Reads book-of-the-year for Manitoulin people (of First Nation and European descent alike) simply because this early .   The former history teacher, author of several popular books on fossils, shipwrecks, lighthouses and boat builders is a living inventory of the past years of boat building on Manitoulin Island . First Nations heritage in Manitoulin Island Canadians traditionally have done a poor job investing in tourism infrastructure for our First Nations people. Happily, the current Liberal government is trying to .

A First Nations dancer during a Pow-wow dance contest at West Bay (M'Chigeeng), Manitoulin Island: Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario Designated as one of the 5 Cultural Capitals for Canada, The reserve of Wikwemikong, located on Manitoulin Island. Beautiful Manitoulin Island is a unique scenic region, where Native life and legend meld with European history to provide an unforgettable holiday experience. The island town of Manitowaning was the first European settlement, whilst Wikwemikong remains the only unceded Indian .   Named for the Great Spirit of native belief, Manitoulin is the world's largest island in a freshwater lake - large enough to contain more than eighty lakes of its own. Manitoulin's scenic natural delights and long, fascinating history attract thousands of visitors annually from around the world. Shelley Pearen's family settled on the island . Article: Manitoulin Pioneers and the Obidgewong Indians continued. Article: Manitoulin Pioneers and the Obidgewong Indians continued--Joe Hodgson, Gesus Moquam, Bill Shabidon, Jim .