By Frederick Drimmer
Extraordinary eyewitness debts of Indian captivity by means of those that lived to inform the tale. Fifteen real adventures recount affliction and torture, bloody massacres, relentless goals, awesome escapes, and adoption into Indian tribes. interesting historic checklist and revealing photo of Indian tradition and frontier existence. advent. Notes.
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32 The second was pastoral, percolating with images of creation in the nineteenth century: But see, extending upon every side, Her cottage homes! 33 Thomas Chandler Haliburton emphasized the value of re-created landscape in his work, The Old Judge, when an "unnamed English traveller" described his arrival at Halifax-Dartmouth: LET NOT THY LEFT HAND KNOW WHAT THY RIGHT HAND DOETH 33 The first object that met our view was the picturesque little church that crowns the cliff overlooking the village and haven of Falkland.
Metaphysic" (90, cf. 104). 34. Geertz, "Religion as a Cultural System," 7-14. 35. Gill points this out in respect to native American religion: "the symbolic process does not simply encode messages. It evokes the fundamental structures and patterns from the tradition and thereby establishes a meaningful form in which the future may unfold" (Native American Religions, 81). 36. Geertz, "Religion as a Cultural System," 14. 37. Albenese, America: Religions and Religion, 9. 38. This is a point made by Albert B.
They suggested that the Mi'kmaq could be saved from their impending destruction through a concerted effort on the part of the British to re-make them, just as they were LET NOT THY LEFT HAND KNOW WHAT THY RIGHT HAND DOETH 3 9 re-making the land. For many, this appeared not just as a possible course of action but a responsibility. It is important to recognize that for the colonial British, the Mi'kmaq were essentially part of the wilderness and were possessed of the same qualities attributed to "wild" Acadia.