French Canadian

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a Canadian descended from early French settlers and whose native language is French

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The supposed French Canadian affinity for logging work and odd exclusion of Italians exemplifies how North Americans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries connected their ideals about race with the realities of industrial work.
(692) For this very practical reason, the voyageur represented for the more settled French Canadians a figure of their own passage as immigrants from "civilized" Europe to the wild woodlands of North America.
Extensive research on the issue of discrimination against French Canadian players have generally found both wage and roster discrimination, although the results are mixed (Marple, 1975; Jones and Walsh, 1988; Lavoie and Grenier, 1992; Walsh, 1992; McLean, 1992; Lavoie, Grenier, and Coulombie, 1992; and Longley, 1995) However, in the most recent wave of hockey studies, discrimination against has been more carefully investigated.
However, even before De Gaulle's controversial phrase, for years there was resentment in French Canada at what many French Canadians felt was the Anglophone minority in Quebec controlling the seats of power in the province.
Our prospective analysis of heterozygosity for TSD in individuals of French Canadian background living in New England included samples collected between 1989 and 2001, from 2783 nonpregnant donors.
French Canadian cinema was all about auteurist work in the 1970s and '80s.
The Chinese during the building of the transcontinental railway in the 1880s, German and Italian Canadians during World War I, Ukrainian and Japanese Canadians during World War II, French Canadian nationalists during the FLQ terrorism of the late 1960s and the invocation of the War Measures Act in 1970--all suffered the loss of civil liberties, of the presumption of innocence, or of the right to earn a fair living wage.
My argument is twofold: on one hand, for male leaders in these migrant communities, perpetuating traditional ideas about men's and women's contributions to family and society was part of an effort to retain, on a communal level, their distinct identity as a Catholic people of French Canadian ancestry.
The end of World War II marked the beginnings of the invasion of the Quebecois (or French Canadians as they were called then).
Now in a new paperback edition coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition, Interpreters with Lewis And Clark: The Story Of Sacagawea And Toussaint Charbonneau is the true tale of French Canadian fur trader Toussaint Charbonneau and his Shoshone wife Sacagawea who joined the Lewish and Clark expedition in 1804 as interpreters and guides.
Samples of Vice's priceless commentaries that skewer the fashion-challenged: The woman in the for is dubbed the "mind-blowingly hot" mistress of a dead Italian, while the young man is presumed a French Canadian whose "huge women's earrings" are a faux pas surpassed only by his mom's "biker shorts,"
The firm is represented in the French Canadian territory, by Lutek in Dorval, Que.
He experienced all the events of a Catholic childhood, and in his case these experiences were cast in French Canadian terms.
Over the last few decades a number of studies have examined the changes to the French Canadian family produced by the forces of industrialization and urbanization.