I don’t get it.
Uh, French explorer coughing, spreading germs for which natives had no immunity, hence the masks…
One of the iconic C.W. Jeffreys engravings of Canadian history, from 1942, in The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 1 , p.75.
It is in the national archives (without the medical masks) as “Artist: Jefferys, Charles William, 1869-1951. Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1972-26-772 1 drawing : pencil on wove paper Support: 37.500 x 47.300”
Various titles: “Jacques Cartier at Hochelaga” and “The Indians took hold of the silver chain of Cartier’s whistle and pointed up the Ottawa river.”
Hot and sour sap: “Mais oui, c’est la Chine!” insists “Crazy Jake” Cartier
5 squirrels!! That was an outrageous price in those days. Must have been testing the market in olde dayes.
Thankfully deflation of the Canadian $Birchbark has made a Frank Mag subscription affordable in our enlightened age when no one discriminates.
Viral No More: Natives agree to parlez after receiving hazmat gear, hogshead of Purrell
“Je ne comprends pas…ça veut dire quoi ‘cultural appropriation’?”
“He’s saying ‘Ka-na-ta’, Captain…I think it’s their word for ‘God-awful suburban wasteland’.”
“Stuff your fucking beads…we want toilet paper!”
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