Pioneer Priests of North America, 1642-1710 : Among the Algonquins

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  • Copyright: 2001-08-01
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Table of Contents

Paul Le Jeune
Early life
Departure for the Missions
Across the Atlantic
At Tadoussac and Quebec
First negro in Canada
Learning the Language
The renegade Amantancha
Escape from drowning
The drunken Pierre
In the woods
The lost canoe
The Sorcerer
Le Jeune and the Devil
In the ice of the river
First posts
Notre Dame de Recouvrance
Indian school
Hotel Dieu
The Jesuit College
Death of Champlain
Mass on Isle Jesus
Hunting elk
Scientific problems
Journey to France
Last six years in Canada
In France again
Letter to Louis XIV
Events in New France
James Buteux
Shattered health
Indian brutality
Rescued squaw
Savages at the Mission
Buteux's audacity
The pious Whitefish
The Indian drums
Case of Conscience
Iroquois raids
Up the St. Maurice
Sleeping in the snow
Mass in the forest
Lost on the trail
Holy Week
At the Indian Villages
Erecting the cross
Indian records of sins
Lake Kisagami
The pursuing Iroquois
Again at Three Rivers
Second journey to the north
Slain by the Indians
Gabriel Druillettes
The Winter hunt
Danger of blindness
The Abnaki Sagamos
The Chaudiere
Edward Winslow
The Capuchins
The trip to Moose Head
Back to Quebec
Ecclesiastical jurisdiction
Second winter with the savages
The old squaw
Arrival at Tadoussac
Second journey to Narantsouac
Lost on the St. John
The surly Etchemin
Visit to Boston as Ambassador
Conditions in New England
John Winslow's confrairie
Major Gibbons
Darbyfield the Irishman
Governor Dudley
The Fish Dinner
John Eliot
Protestant and Catholic Indian Missions
Burning of Eliot's book by Order of the Court
Return to Quebec
Failure of the Embassy
Starts for the Ottawa country
Death of Garreau
Rejected by the Ottawas
At Montreal
Up the Saguenay at Nekouba
Various routes to the North Sea
With the Montagnais
Teacher of Marquette
Follows Marquette to the West
Missionary at the Sault
Massacre of the Dakotas
Dies at Quebec
Charles Albanel
Arrival in America
Life with the Montagnais
Publishing the banns
With de Tracy on the Mohawk
Resuscitation of a Chief
Pestilence at Tadoussac
Theordore and Susanna
Off for Hudson Bay
The Papinachois
Mass in the Woods
Prior claims of discovery
Lake St. John
News from the Bay
Lake Albanel
Reaching the Bay
First Convert
Description of new territory
Return to Tadoussac
Crippled in the woods
Radisson in New York
Escape from the Indians
Saved by the Dutch
Sent to France
Back in Canada
Becomes a voyageur
Wanderings in the West
Escape from Onondaga
Headwaters of the Mississippi
Alleged journey to Hudson Bay
Ill treated by Avaugour
Goes to England
Writes his famous book
Organizes Hudson Bay Company
Sails to the Bay
Suspected by the English
Meets Albanel at the Bay
Returns to French service
Albanel a prisoner in England
Returns to America
Dies at the Sault
Claude Allouez
Vicar General of the Northwest
The Indian Flotilla
The Battered Canoe
Deserted by the savages
Rejoins the flotilla
Again abandoned and rescued
Berates the Indians
The powder keg
Superstitious practices
Hatred of the Medicine men
On Lake Superior
La Pointe
Grossness of the people
In the north woods
The Squaw and her daughter
Leaves La Pointe
The French Traders
Down the St. Marys
Sleeping on the rocks
Mud and Hay Lake
Mackinac Island
The Great Beaver
Why there are no beavers in France
St. Francis Xavier's
The Fox River
Lake Winnebago
First Mass
Near the Mississippi
Joined by Dablon
The Prise de Possession
At De Pere
Ice boating
James Marquette
The Grave at St. Ignace
Marquette's Family
At the end of Lake Superior
Starting for the Mississippi
Indian tribes
The Mediwiwin
The Fox
Wisconsin Portage
On the Wisconsin
Junction with the Great River
The First Village
The calumet
The picture-rock
The Missouri and Ohio
Returning north
Mass among the Illinois
Dying on the road home
Buried on the hilltop
Disinterring the body
Funeral at St. Ignace
Francis De Crespieul
The Optimist
Mass in the wigwam
Up the Saguenay
The Christian Esquimaux
The dead child
Marks of the earthquake
The Repository in the forest
Final vows
The Jeremie Islands
Helping the wounded Albanel
Invading the King's Domain
Assumptions of Frontenac
Anthony Sylvie
The fight for Hudson Bay
Iberville's Raid
Capture of the English forts
Seizure of ships
Mathematics at Quebec
Anthony Dalmas
Working with Sylvie
The starving garrison
Seizure of the Assassin
Defense of the fort
Flight of the French
Gabriel Maret
Chaplain of the fleet
Enters Hudson Bay
Caught in the ice
Death of Chateaugai
Capitulation of the English
The Protestant chaplain
The Poli and Salamandre
Break-up of the ice
The degraded natives
Remains in the fort
Captured by the English
The prison at Plymouth
Returns to America
Among the Illinois
Meets his brother
Peter Laure
Discovery of the manuscript
First librarian at Quebec
The Grand Act
Old Tadoussac
The King's Domain
Laure's Map
Brother Malherbe's grave
Fantastic pebbles
The dwindling Indians
Averse to firewater
The marble cave
The peaceful Montagnais
Learning the language
Mary the squaw
The French-Indian
Laure's dictionary
Pest from Marseilles
Bad Brow
The Seal Station
Origin of the Esquimaux
Destruction of Bon desir
Asks for the Gulf mission
John Aulneau
Lake of the Woods
Massacre Island
De la Verendrye's dreams
Aulneau unknown
Discovery of his papers
The Seigneurs de la Touche
Crosses the ocean
The infected ship
The Grand Banks
In the St. Lawrence
Ship fever
Examination in theology
Sent to the Mandans
Spiritual gloom
The burning forests
Fort St. Charles
The Indian Hell
Devil Worship
Slain by the Sioux
Last Days of de la Verendrye
Discovery of the Rocky Mountains
Interest in old Fort St. Charles
Attempts to discover it
Effort of the Archbishop of St. Boniface
A false trail
The second search
The lucky accident
On the American side
Unearthing the bones
The line of palisades
The row of skulls
The coffin
Identification of Aulneau's body
The U. S. National Park
Sebastian Rale
The Rale monument
New England opinions of Rale
A gifted linguist
Difficulties with Algonquins
Near the Chaudiere
Indian dress and manners
Off for the West
Storm on Lake Huron
Winter at Mackinac
Indian Cosmogony
The cunning squaw
Among the Illinois
Eating dog
Buffalo meat
Indian skill with the bow
Torturing captives
Illinois Christians
Missionary to the Abnakis
At Narantsouac
Piety of the Indians
Fishing for herring
A broken hip
Carried in a litter to Quebec
Rale's austerity
Abstinence from meat and wine
Maple-sugar making
The famous dictionary
Bloody wars
Origin of the struggle
Chief Bomaseen
The tankard of liquor
Dudley's conference
Laws against priests
Rale's advice to the Indians
First attempt to capture the missionary
The dolorous decade
The meeting at Portsmouth
The Kennebec treaty
The new church
The encroaching store-keepers
Governor Shute
The flag and the Bible
Disputed territory
Baxter at Old Town
Failure of the school
Controversy with Rale
English treachery
Castine a prisoner
Government resolutions to capture Rale
False alarms
Westbrook's raid
Rale's escape
The Abnaki dictionary
Relics at Portland
Digging up the hatchet
Sleeping Indians murdered
Price on Rale's head
Moulton's raid
Stealthy approach
Absence of warriors
Firing without warning
Massacre of women and children
Murder of Rale
The missionary's scalp
Desecration of the corpse
Calumniating the dead
Burial of the missionary
Benedict Arnold's description of the grave
Subsequent honors to Rale
The monument
The Pilgrimage
Narantsouac a sanctuary
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