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Life lessons from the bush

Lost. The beautiful green forest quickly became terrifying. Trees in every direction and no obvious way out.

I have camped as long as I can remember. 295 more words



I was so anxious to get started on this cocktail experiment that I couldn’t wait for all the ingredients for cocktails 1-10 to come in, I had to move forward with what I had, or could easily get. 233 more words

Terrorist Twins Claiming to be Algonquin --- SO WHAT

This story has been circulating around now for a couple days. Especially within the Algonquin community. Being Algonquin and Muslim I have been asked a few times as to what I think about this. 1,045 more words


The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

When I first heard about this book, I wasn’t too big on it. I mean, I like historical fiction but only the stories about royalty. A book on Aboriginals and Jesuits is really not up my alley. 255 more words


1st Time Winter Camping: Mew Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park, February 20-23, 2015

Sleep in a tent during an extreme cold weather alert? Why not?!

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I started seriously considering winter camping last fall, and it wasn’t long before my friend Cheryl and I had picked a date and started planning our trip. 3,927 more words


Today in NYC History: A 1643 Massacre of the Lenape Almost Dooms New Amsterdam

By the early 1640s, New Amsterdam had found its identity as a cosmopolitan trade capital, but it was almost wiped out after launching a foolhardy war against neighboring Algonquin tribes. 720 more words

Today In NYC History

"Algonquin Log Cabin" - from Hayfire Media

Seems like it’s video week. I’m a big fan of David Hartman’s work as a videographer. His company Hayfire Media has made some beautiful Canadian adventure documentaries. 12 more words