Canada's Great War Album by Canada's National History Society

By Canada's National History Society

Released to coincide with the a centesimal anniversary of the beginning of the 1st international warfare, Canada's nice conflict Album is an remarkable and memorable number of Canadian photos, memorabilia, and tales of the struggle. years in the past, Canada's heritage Society invited Canadians to inform their kin tales from the 1st global conflict. The reaction used to be overwhelming and assembled for the 1st time are their own tales and images that jointly shape a compelling and relocating account of the conflict. Canada's nice conflict Album additionally contains contributions from Peter Mansbridge, Charlotte grey, J.L. Granatstein, Christopher Moore, Jonathan Vance, and Tim cook dinner. within the spirit of the bestselling 100 images that modified Canada, the warfare that modified Canada ceaselessly is mirrored the following in phrases and images.

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A vast wilderness offered an abundance of souls to save. It only remained to be determined how best to harvest these souls. As we have seen, one method was to attack, as it were, the Indians on their own territory. Living and labouring among the various tribes in their villages and habitations, the missionaries preached the gospel, instructed the population in Christian knowledge, ministered to the sick and needy, and baptized those whom they judged ready. At the same time, interest in a second approach grew.

Instructing the Indians in their cabins tried the patience of the most dedicated missionary. " Smoke, dust, and dirt were everywhere, offending the nostrils and causing the eyes to smart. "36 Sometimes the visiting missionary was greeted with taunts and insults from the adults, who ascribed to him and his religion all the troubles of the tribe. Were the missionary to endure these harassments and to await patiently the opportunity to speak, he might succeed in saying a few words in defence of his cause.

Appalled by what he described as rampant vice and superstition among the local tribes, he composed songs attacking tribal beliefs. The songs were taught to children, who sang them to the accompaniment of a flute as they went from village to village. 41 Various artistic devices were used by other missionaries to get their message across. Jean Pierron put his drawing and painting skills to good use among the Mohawks. Pierron was upset by the fact that some tribal members placed their hands over their ears when he began to preach.

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