Historical Tidbit

MCFN Historical Tidbits by Darin Wybenga

Augustus Jones’ Documentation of River and Creek Names, 1796

In 1796, Augustus Jones listed the Mississauga names, as well as their English meanings, of over thirty rivers and creeks flowing in the lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit.

By |2019-10-28T10:57:40-04:00November 29th, 2017|Historical Tidbit, MCFN Portraits|0 Comments

Augustus Jones’ Documentation of River and Creek Names, 1796

In 1796, Augustus Jones listed the Mississauga names, as well as their English meanings, of over thirty rivers and creeks flowing in the lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit.

By |2019-10-28T10:58:39-04:00November 29th, 2017|Historical Tidbit, MCFN Portraits|0 Comments

170 Years Since the Move to Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

May 2017 marks the 170th anniversary of our ancestors’ move from the River Credit to New Credit. Rev. Peter Jones, in an article in the January 12, 1848 edition of the Christian Guardian, provides an account of our ancestors’ progress at their new home.

By |2019-10-28T11:03:13-04:00May 15th, 2017|Culture & History, Historical Tidbit|0 Comments
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