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

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Blake (1913; Toronto: MacMillan, 1921), 45; Brault, The French-Canadian Heritage, 34,158.
Lamontagne also shares his expertise with Harrington and other members of the Bienvenue New Hampshire coalition, advising them on steps that New Hampshire businesses can take to become more French-Canadian friendly.
French-Canadian children used longer sentences when interacting with same-ethnic peers, yet decreased their verbal interactions when playing with Asian-Canadian peers.
Canada) explores the gendered experiences of French-Canadian immigrants to early-20th-century Lowell, Massachusetts.
Most French-Canadian families cultivated the land in the middle of the nineteenth century and, like them, the Bessettes lived in impoverished circumstances.
Stuart had joined the French-Canadian opposition in the Assembly and placed his knowledge of common law at their disposal.
Yet, the precocious young poet's formation and his brief period of activity with the Ecole Litteraire de Montreal (1895-1899) were very much part of the nineteenth-century French-Canadian literary scene and his poetry relates closely to French Symbolist and Parnassian literary traditions.
55) Others, particularly in later decades when exogamous marriages had become less rare, were quick to blame religious and cultural differences that arose when canadiens and their Franco-American off-spring chose spouses who were not Catholics of French-Canadian ancestry.
Released in 1970, it concerns the sexual and political awakening of Victoria (Chantal Renaud), a young French-Canadian girl who becomes enamoured with a famous French author played by Jacques Riberolles.
Catherine, 514-523-4429), which is a big gay club abounding with beautiful French-Canadian suburbanites.
As a whole, then, and tracked over time, a process as "natural" as childbirth has often demanded, or at least permitted, intervention, sometimes as much in home as in hospital births, in cities as in rural and outpost settings, in Aboriginal communities and among recently-arrived immigrants as among the native-born of both English and French-Canadian heritage.
Great Britain's condescending attitude toward its French-Canadian (Canadien) "children" is juxtaposed against the need for the colony to acquire political independence.
He was hardly alone in learning French as a child: about half the families in Pugh's hometown were of French-Canadian descent, and when he graduated from Westbrook High School in 1915, this was very much on the minds of his friends and neighbors.
Europe's favourite performer turned out to be French-Canadian singer Celine Dion, whose popularity has soared since singing the soundtrack to Hollywood blockbuster Titanic three years ago.
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