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Muinej The Bear’s Cub – A Mi’kmaq Bear Story Retold

  A First Nations Mi’kmaq Bear Story Retold     THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED BY BEARS!  A NATIVE CANADIAN MI’KMAQ STORY RETOLD & FREE TO READ… Introduction by Brian Alan Burhoe. Bears have long appeared in folktales and animal … Continue reading






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Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer: A Patriot’s View

  Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer     A Patriot’s View   When Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the phrase “old stock Canadians” in the September 17th leaders debate, he sure stepped into it. We knew what he meant by … Continue reading






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OUT OF MY FATHER’S SHAVING BOX: Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & Liberation of Holland

  Out of My Father’s Shaving Box     Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & the Liberation of Holland   “This is yours now, Brian. He wanted you to have it.” And my mother handed me an old wooden shaving kit … Continue reading






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Anthropocene Defaunation: From Endangered Species to Mass Extinction

When I read the latest reports on the state of our Living Earth, well, I just have to Rant! Is Humankind THAT stupid? Okay, maybe not ALL of Humankind.  There’s still you, me and our loved ones isn’t there? But … Continue reading






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How the Bear Lost its Tail & Other Bear Stories

Bears are international, even in animal stories and folk tales.  From the classic “Silver Hair and the Three Bears” (which morphed into the kinder, gentler Goldilocks story) to the realistic, often tragic, animal fiction of Sir Charles G D Roberts, … Continue reading






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