The Quacking Duck's Blog

I grew up in what is now considered Little Burgundy, in district South West in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Italians, French, Irish and Blacks made up the ethnicity and cultures, French and English were the accepted languages and various forms of Catholicism and Protestant were the predominant religions.  The Oriental population was bussed in to school from the neighboring China Town.  We learned the history of Canada through the eyes of the French and the English society. The settlers were the brave and hard-working people and the indigenous people the Indians now called First Nations People were the hostile, the savages, the raiders and  the blood thirsty perpetrators of massacres on the poor European settlers who had come in peace seeking a new life and to co- exists and to trade.  Of course in time we learned that this was a false history, a history made up by the conquering Europeans who called themselves

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