Jesuit Relations Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America

ISBN-10: 0312167075

ISBN-13: 9780312167073

Edition: 2000

Authors: Allan Greer
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Description: The Jesuit Relations is a 73 volume library of French Jesuit missionaries' perspectives on Native North America in the 17th century. Allan Greer binds them into an accessible collection, creating a resource of journal entries from the missionaries.

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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 226
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Allan Greer is a Professor in the Department of History at McGill University.

Foreword
Preface
List of Maps and Illustrations
Introduction: Native North America and the French Jesuits
The Society of Jesus in Europe and Abroad
Iroquoians and Algonquians
The Colonization of New France
The Canadian Missions
The Jesuit Relations and Their Readers
Confronting the Other: The Problem of Cultural and Historical Difference
Montagnais Hunters of the Northern Woodlands
Paul Le Jeune Winters with Mestigoit's Band, 1633-1634
Journal [of a Winter Hunt], 1634
On Their Hunting and Fishing, 1634
The Montagnais Described
On the Beliefs, Superstitions, and Errors of the Montagnais Indians, 1634
On the Good Things Which Are Found among the Indians, 1634
How to Settle Disputes and Discipline Children
What Occurred in New France in the Year 1633, 1633
Jean de Brebeuf on the Hurons
Language
Of the Language of the Hurons, 1636
Religion, Myth, and Ritual
What the Hurons Think about Their Origin, 1636
That the Hurons Recognize Some Divinity; Of Their Superstitions and of Their Faith in Dreams, 1636
Concerning Feasts, Dances ... and What They Call Ononharoia, 1636
Law and Government
Of the Polity of the Hurons and of Their Government, 1636
Of the Order the Hurons Observe in Their Councils, 1636
The Huron Feast of the Dead
Of the Solemn Feast of the Dead, 1636
Disease and Medicine
Huron Medical Practices
[Cure by Lacrosse], 1636
[Cure by Gambling], 1639
[Satisfying the Soul's Desires], 1639
The Influenza Epidemic of 1637
The Malady with Which Our Little Household Has Been Afflicted, 1637
The Help We Have Given to the Sick of Our Village, 1637
Ossossane Afflicted with the Contagion, 1637
Of the Hurons Baptized This Year, 1638, 1638
Smallpox among the Hurons, 1639
Of the Persecutions Excited against Us, 1640
A Medical Duel: Father Allouez and the Potawotamis
Of the Mission to the Potawotamis, 1666-1667
Diplomacy and War
Peace Negotiations at Three Rivers, 1645
Treaty of Peace between the French, Iroquois, and Other Nations, 1644-1645
Iroquois Attacks on the Algonquins, 1647
Some Iroquois Surprised after Defeating the Algonquins; A Woman Kills an Iroquois and Escapes, 1647
The Hurons Annihilated, 1649
Of the Capture of the Villages of the Mission of St. Ignace, in the Month of March of the Year 1649, 1648-1649
Writings on the Natural Environment
Montagnais Explanations of a Solar Eclipse
Of Their Customs and Their Belief, 1637
The Moral Qualities of Animals
Various Matters, 1647-1648
Earthquakes, Comets, and Other Prophetic Signs
Three Suns and Other Aerial Phenomena Which Appeared in New France, 1662-1663
Universal Earthquake in Canada and Its Marvelous Effects, 1662-1663
Of the Comets and Extraordinary Signs That Have Appeared at Quebec and in Its Vicinity, 1664-1665
Nature as a Storehouse of Resources
Of the Condition of Canada over the Last Two Years, 1666-1667
Missions to the Iroquois
Mission to the Mohawk Country, 1667
Of the Mission of Ste. Marie among the Mohawk Iroquois, 1667-1668
The Mohawks Converted
Of the Mission of the Martyrs in the Country of the Mohawks, or the Lower Iroquois, 1669-1670
The Iroquois Mission of Sault St. Louis/Kahnawake
Letter of October 14, 1682, 1682
Martyrs and Mystics
The Ordeal of Isaac Jogues
How Father Isaac Jogues Was Taken by the Iroquois, and What He Suffered on His First Entrance into Their Country, 1647
A Native Saint
Catherine Tegahkouita: An Iroquois Virgin, 1744
Exploring the Mississippi
On the First Voyage by Father Marquette toward New Mexico and How the Idea Was Conceived, 1674
Appendices
Chronology of Events Related to the Jesuit Relations (1534-1773)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
Index
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