This exhibit looks at the ways Chief Kirby Whiteduck and Chief Gilbert Whiteduck, Two Algonquin leaders, explain the encounters of Champlain with the local native population. Both draw upon traditional storytelling as a means of sharing knowledge and explaining the native experience.
Both chiefs have different perspectives when it comes to encounter. Both are important as they problematize the role of Champlain within the context of encounter.
The exhibit contains text and short videos presented in the following sections: Click to Access
Not Celebration, But Education
"We All Know that Champlain has an argument"
"Danger Lurks for an Uncertain Future"
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