Tag: Canada

  • The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

    The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

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    Dr. Mahlon Locke built a reputation for treating rheumatism in the 1920s and 1930s. Denounced as a “faith healer” but admired as a “foot twister” and “hoof doctor,” he treated thousands of sufferers at his clinic in Williamsburg, Ontario.

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  • The Tlingits: their life and legends

    The Tlingits: their life and legends

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    Not only the Native American people, but their art and culture have too long been ignored by modern society. Our lives are busy, but we must stop to reflect on our past. Thankfully history challenges us to pay attention to men like the Rev. Dr. Sheldon Jackson, who first went to Alaska as a Presbyterian…

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  • The Frank Slide

    The Frank Slide

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    The word “research” suggests that we are always seeking the discovery and interpretation of new knowledge. It is the phrase “of new knowledge” that bothers me, for what if the researcher is looking for “old knowledge” yet to be learned? This is a philosophical conundrum for someone other than me to fathom, so for now…

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Past Article

Eleanor “Ellie” McCrackin
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There are twelve six-part sets of Uvachrom postcards illustrated by Oskar Herrfurth. You may not know Oskar, but the name of the brothers who found the Tale of the Bremen Musicians is surely one you know – it’s a “Grimm” story! Pun intended.

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