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An interview with Margaret Jacob on the archives and scientific history

When I went and read [Joseph] Priestley, I was stunned by how much attention he was paying to the issue of material success and how it was possible to negotiate it and still be godly. I thought, ‘…That’s all he’s talking about!’” – Dr. Margaret Jacob

Jean Baptiste Assiginack / The Starling (aka Blackbird): Anishnaabeg in the War of 1812

Recently at Borealia, Alan Corbiere continued his series on Anishnaabeg in the War of 1812, with a look at the life of Jean Baptiste Assigninack, also known as The Starling or Blackbird. Here’s a taste of the essay:

"On the morning of October 5, 1861, 96 year old Odaawaa Chief Jean Baptiste Assiginack of the Biipiigwenh (Sparrowhawk) clan rose from his slumber and got dressed. J.B.