Quebec - Did you know?Quebec has a rich, distinctive French-Canadian cuisine. Popular dishes include tourtière (a meat pie), and ragoût de boulettes et de pattes do cochon (a stew made from meatballs and pigs' feet). Other favorites include French onion soup, pea soup, and poutine. Quebec is also known for its maple syrup. Children enjoy eating tourquettes, a natural candy made by pouring boiling maple syrup onto fresh snow.
Source: Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (www.everyculture.com)
1650 Baptised 6 May 1650. Witnesses were Assababich, Miteoumigoukoui (French spelling) and Pierre DesChamps.
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The small post at Trois-Rivieres suffered a number of attacks... The Iroquois usually arrived by canoe in complete silence. Using harquebuses and tomahawks, they killed Frenchmen who were out hunting game. On June 6, 1651, Pierre Boucher, in charge of the Trois-Rivieres post, was ordered to create small companies of militia. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
1652 April 1652 -- "...Several days before, a band of Iroquois warriors had attacked her village, the village to which Assababich, her husband, her two children and a very close cousin had fled when the Iroquois had pushed the Hurons, then the Algonkins from the fertile Ottawa River Valley (border...Read MORE...
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