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Chief Charles Big Canoe Buried in Georgina Island
Publication:
Newmarket Era (Newmarket, ON), 9 May 1930, p. 6


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
Chief Charles Big Canoe, aged 99, was buried on the island reserve of Georgina Island yesterday. Indian custom, which insists on burial on the appointed day, decided by the chief, was violated on Saturday. So far has civilization and Christianity taken hold of the Indians of the reserve that they no longer regard the precedents set down by their ancestors as a definite course.


Col. 5-7
Date of Publication:
9 May 1930
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Big Canoe, Charles
Local identifier:
Ontario.News.237402
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
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Newmarket, ON L3Y 1W1

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Chief Charles Big Canoe Buried in Georgina Island