The Iroquois discover firearms.1629 - August 9; after a relief expedition sent by Richelieu from France is captured by privateers, Champlain is forced to surrender Quebec to the English.The town's French population still numbers just 65, with only 20 adult males. Hundreds of Hurons are put to death, along with Father Jean de Brebeuf and Father Gabriel Lalement.Yeah, you can’t really flatly refuse to answer what will seem like routine, polite questions to them.
Many flee to islands in Georgian Bay; some seek refuge with the Ottawa, Petun, or French, while others become adopted captives of the Iroquois. Father Charles Garnier and Father Noel Chabanel, missionaries to the Petun at St.
On the other hand, I am nervous about being asked about my background beyond my professional history, which up until I took this job consisted of mostly unrelated part-time positions. I am still at an age where people, especially older individuals working in the same professional “space,” will ask where I grew up, went to college, what I studied etc.
I understand these questions are mostly banal conversation-starters, but they bring back painful memories for me and will often trigger terrible depressive episodes hours later.
Someone asking where you grew up isn’t asking for a thorough accounting of your life.
They’re just expecting an answer like “Boston” or “California.” Even if the answer is more complicated then that — for example, if you lived in 22 states before the age of 15 — you can still just pick one place (maybe the first or the last or the one you spent the longest time in) and say that one.