• Voices from the Gathering PlaceSault Ste. Marie: 1622 - 1870

Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868

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Karl Hele - History

Dr. K. S. Hele is an Associate Professor and Director of First Peoples Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. He is a member of the Garden River First Nation community of the Anishinaabeg people and was educated at schools in Sault Ste. Marie, the University off Waterloo, the University of Toronto and McGill University. He has presented and published papers on the history of the Anishinabeg and Métis communities in the Sault Ste. Marie region. His more recent writing has been about how the international border has affected First Nations communities in the Great Lakes region. Also, Dr. Hele is a contributor of columns and book reviews to the Anishinabek News and a columnist to the Sault Star (Sault Ste. Marie).

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