The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France, 1610-1791; the Original French, Latin, and Italian Texts, with English Translations and Notes, Volume 60
Reuben Gold Thwaites
Burrows Bros. Company, 1900 - Canada
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Page 316 - We used the ordinary traveling sleighs of the North: two smooth pieces of birch, some seven feet in length, with the front ends curled completely over and joined together with cross slats secured with babiche [strips of moose-hide] into a total width of sixteen inches.
Page 161 - Father Allouez, in 1676, says of the " Kach-kach-kia " Indians — " they live on Indian corn and other fruits of the earth, which they cultivate on the prairies, like other Indians. They eat fourteen kinds of roots, which they find in the prairies ; they made me eat them : I found them good and very sweet.
Page 159 - Ilinois town. I immediately entered the cabin where Father Marquette had lodged, and the sachems with all the people being assembled, I told them the object of my coming among them, namely, to preach to them the true, living, and immortal God, and his only Son, Jesus Christ.
Page 279 - On Sunday Morning the Father says Mass at 8 o'clock. The savages Sing through nearly the whole of it, the men on one side and the women on the other, alternately and in 2 choirs. This they always do, at present, when they Sing in the Chapel, in which also, for that purpose, the men are always placed on The Gospel side, and all the women on The other . . . After the...
Page 159 - I found this village largely increased since a year ago. Formerly it was composed of but one nation, that of Kachkachkia. At the present time, there are 8 tribes in it, the first having summoned the others, who inhabited the neighborhood of the river Mississippi. One cannot well satisfy himself as to the number of people who compose that village.
Page 145 - The nuns of France do not sing more agreeably than some savage women here; and, as a class, all the savages have much aptitude and inclination for singing the hymns of the Church...
Page 157 - My Father, have pity on me; suffer me to return with thee, to bear thee company and take thee into my village. The meeting I have had today with thee will prove fatal to...
Page 171 - MOST REMARKABLE IN THE MISSIONS OF THE FATHERS of the Society of JESUS, IN NEW FRANCE, in the years one thousand six hundred sixty-seven and one thousand six hundred sixty-eight.
Page 205 - Their village, which lies 200 leagues from here Toward the west, is very large, but poor; for their greatest wealth consists of ox-hides and of Red Calumets. They speak the language of the Puants. I preached Jesus Christ to them. They say that they live at a great distance of 12 days...
Page 203 - Between our Savages and the Nadoessi who are at war. They are called aiaoua or nadoessi mascouteins. Their village, which lies 200 leagues from here Toward the west, is very large, but poor; for their greatest wealth consists of ox-hides and of Red Calumets.