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an early French settler in the Maritimes

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Built to affirm Acadians identity, its construction mobilized the Acadian community and diaspora behind a project to erect the first large-scale building commemorating them as a distinct people.
The bill amending the House of Assembly Act legislates the terms of reference for the future boundary commission in keeping with the recommendations of the Commission on Effective Electoral Representation of Acadians and African Nova Scotians.
The Acadians were French-speaking residents of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, forced to migrate to Louisiana after the 1763 British conquest of French Canada.
Synopsis: Both an adventure-laced captivity tale and an impassioned denunciation of the marginalization of Indigenous culture in the face of European colonial expansion, Douglas Smith Huyghue's "Argimou" (originally published in1847) is the first Canadian novel to describe the fall of eighteenth-century Fort Beausejour and the expulsion of the Acadians. Its integration of the untamed New Brunswick landscape into the narrative, including a dramatic finale that takes place over the reversing falls in Saint John, intensifies a sense of the heroic proportions of the novel's protagonist--Argimou.
That same year, the CBC announced it would put to an end to anonymous comments on its website after Acadians complained about the overtly racist comments that accompanied most language-related articles.
Questionnaires were completed in French by three groups of undergraduates: Francophone Quebecers (n = 204), Acadians in New Brunswick (n = 227), and Franco-Ontarians (n = 227).
(37) These Acadians, or in some cases their parents, had lived in Cape Breton prior to deportation in the 1750s, and it remains a contested question whether they were lured back by the promise of employment or whether they chose to return of their own volition and only coincidentally found employment with PRC.
Historian Christopher Hodson fills in many missing details in The Acadian Diaspora, which (as the subtitle makes clear) concentrates on the first fifty years of the Acadians' arduous journey from refugees to survivors.
Anyone familiar with Longfellow's famous poetic tribute to the Acadians knows the basic story of the great Derangement of 1755, when these tough and resilient people were uprooted and cruelly scattered--some as far away as Louisiana.
His narrative is a double helix, twisting together the experience of individual Acadians with the history of the development of government policies and with the reaction of communities to the implementation by officials of such policies.
The Acadians moved down from Port Royal around 1671 to settle what they called the Beaubassin.
FORTHE ACADIANS OF NEW BRUNSWICK, one third of the province's population, the decade from 1994 to 2004 felt like one long celebration.
Akito feast is Sumerian, moved to Acadians living in the Sumerian territories.
On October 29, 1754, the Lords of Trade wrote to the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, Charles Lawrence, (1) and advised him that before deciding to deport the Acadians, it would be preferable to consult the colony's Chief Justice in order to determine the legality of dispossessing the Acadians of their lands if they did not pledge allegiance to the Crown of Great Britain.