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  • "Concert Will Aid Chiefswood Project"
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor     "Buffy Sainte-Marie, the Cree Indian Singer and songwriter, has travelled many roads. In fact, one of her record albums is entitled Many a Mile. This Saturday she will travel a road she has never been on before. It will take her to Chiefswood, the crumbling mansion on Highway 54, by ...
    Newspapermystery  Beaver, George, Brantford Expositor   "Buffy Sainte-Marie, the Cree Indian Singer and songwriter, has travelled many roads. In fact, one of her record albums is entitled Many a Mile. This Saturday she will travel a ...
  • "Pauline Johnson Rediscovered"
    Newspaper  Van Steen, Marcus, Brantford Expositor, 24 Jun 1989     This article discusses the efforts of Sheila Ferguson to educate the public about the life and work of Pauline Johnson through presentations of her poetry and the details of her personal history.
    Newspaper  Van Steen, Marcus, Brantford Expositor, 24 Jun 1989   This article discusses the efforts of Sheila Ferguson to educate the public about the life and work of Pauline Johnson through presentations of her poetry and the details of her ...
  • "Two Nations Under One Roof"
    Newspaper  O'Dacre, Bonnie, Hamilton Spectator, 20 Aug 1964     This article provides a description of the history of Chiefswood and details it's features as a museum.
    Newspaper  O'Dacre, Bonnie, Hamilton Spectator, 20 Aug 1964   This article provides a description of the history of Chiefswood and details it's features as a museum.
  • "Historical Chiefswood Built in 1835"
    Newspapermystery       ""Chiefswood," the only Indian mansion of historical significance in Canada still standing from pre-confederation days is located on the north bank of the Grand River, overlooking the Six Nations Reserve. It was erected in 1853 by Chief G.H.M. Johnson, a distinguished leader of the Six Nations, as a wedding gift ...
    Newspapermystery     ""Chiefswood," the only Indian mansion of historical significance in Canada still standing from pre-confederation days is located on the north bank of the Grand River, overlooking the Six Nations Reserve. ...
  • "Indian Village Site"
    NewspaperPublication       "Use your imagination as the planners have and you'll see an Iroquois Indian village on this land in the foreground across from Chiefswood, home of Indian poet Pauline Johnson."
    NewspaperPublication     "Use your imagination as the planners have and you'll see an Iroquois Indian village on this land in the foreground across from Chiefswood, home of Indian poet Pauline Johnson."
  • "Famous Ontarians: Pauline Johnson"
    Image       "This Famous Ontarians Series has been designed to commemorate, during our centennial year, some of the contributions to the growth of Canada made by citizens of our Province."
    Image     "This Famous Ontarians Series has been designed to commemorate, during our centennial year, some of the contributions to the growth of Canada made by citizens of our Province."
  • "Chiefswood"
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  • "Chiefswood Curator"
    Newspaper       "Mrs. Arnold D. Hill is the curator of Chiefswood. On Weekends and holidays Mrs. Hill is busy guiding tourists through the Johnson home. But on weekdays she has time to talk with visitors, not only about Chiefswood and Pauline Johnson, but also about Indians and their way of life."
    Newspaper     "Mrs. Arnold D. Hill is the curator of Chiefswood. On Weekends and holidays Mrs. Hill is busy guiding tourists through the Johnson home. But on weekdays she has time to ...
  • "Honors for a Great Poet"
    Newspapermystery       "In her will, Emily Pauline Johnson asked "that no tombstone or monument be raised in my memory." She preferred to be remembered "in the hearts and minds of my people and my public."
    Newspapermystery     "In her will, Emily Pauline Johnson asked "that no tombstone or monument be raised in my memory." She preferred to be remembered "in the hearts and minds of my people ...
  • "Ontario Chiefs to Discuss Native Issues at Chiefswood"
    NewspaperPublication       "Canada's top native leaders gathered in Ohsweken today for the annual Chiefs of Ontario conference."
    NewspaperPublication     "Canada's top native leaders gathered in Ohsweken today for the annual Chiefs of Ontario conference."
  • "Indigent Indians Bequeathed Home"
    NewspaperPublication       "Birthplace near Brantford of Pauline Johnson, famous Indian poetess, which has been bequeathed as a home for indigent Indians by the late Evelyn H. C. Johnson, Pauline's sister."
    NewspaperPublication     "Birthplace near Brantford of Pauline Johnson, famous Indian poetess, which has been bequeathed as a home for indigent Indians by the late Evelyn H. C. Johnson, Pauline's sister."
  • "Mark Pauline Johnson Home"
    NewspaperPublication       "A modern 'unhealthy' tendency to ignore tradition and the past was deplored Saturday by speakers at the unveiling of a historical plaque commemorating the life of Emily Pauline Johnson at Chiefswood, her former home."
    NewspaperPublication     "A modern 'unhealthy' tendency to ignore tradition and the past was deplored Saturday by speakers at the unveiling of a historical plaque commemorating the life of Emily Pauline Johnson at ...
  • "Curator Proud of Indian Heritage"
    NewspaperPublication  Gedney, Darlene, Brantford Expositor, 4 Sep 1965     Article profiling the curator of Chiefswood Museum, Mrs. Angus Smoke, in 1965.
    NewspaperPublication  Gedney, Darlene, Brantford Expositor, 4 Sep 1965   Article profiling the curator of Chiefswood Museum, Mrs. Angus Smoke, in 1965.
  • "Remembering E. Pauline Johnson: 1861-1913"
    TextNewspaper  Two Row Times (Six Nations of the Grand River, ON: Two Row Times), 4 Mar 2015     Remembering E. Pauline Johnson: 1861-1913 By GoodMinds.com

    The books of poetry, short stories, and literary criticism of Emily Pauline Johnson continue to inspire and enlighten readers today.

    Emily Pauline Johnson (1861-1913) was born at Chiefswood ...

    TextNewspaper  Two Row Times (Six Nations of the Grand River, ON: Two Row Times), 4 Mar 2015   Remembering E. Pauline Johnson: 1861-1913 By GoodMinds.com

    The books of poetry, short stories, and literary criticism of Emily Pauline Johnson continue to inspire and enlighten readers today.

    Emily ...

  • "Chiefswood Area to be Camp Site"
    NewspaperPublication  La Duke, Paul, Brantford Expositor, 12 Jul 1975     "After the failure of a number of management arrangements, and the expenditure of large sums of money, the Six Nations council has appointed Mr. Powless to make a viable operation out of 25 to 30 acres incorporating the historic Johnson homestead on the north bank of the river."
    NewspaperPublication  La Duke, Paul, Brantford Expositor, 12 Jul 1975   "After the failure of a number of management arrangements, and the expenditure of large sums of money, the Six Nations council has appointed Mr. Powless to make a viable operation ...
  • "Minister Flies In"
    NewspaperPublication       "Minister of Immigration and Citizenship Nicholson flew into Brantford Saturday from Ottawa by turbo-jet. He will address a gathering at Chiefswood this afternoon marking the first Pauline Johnson Indian Day."
    NewspaperPublication     "Minister of Immigration and Citizenship Nicholson flew into Brantford Saturday from Ottawa by turbo-jet. He will address a gathering at Chiefswood this afternoon marking the first Pauline Johnson Indian Day."
  • "Memory Still Lives"
    NewspaperPublication       "She was the first Canadian woman, the first Canadian Indian and the first Canadian writer to be honored by a commemorative stamp."
    NewspaperPublication     "She was the first Canadian woman, the first Canadian Indian and the first Canadian writer to be honored by a commemorative stamp."
  • "Pauline Johnson Stamp"
    NewspaperPublication       "The Post Office Department will issue this special five-cent stamp on March 10 to commemorate the strides made by Canada's Indian population and their contributions to the development of Canada. The stamp will be issued on the date of the centennial of the birth of E. Pauline Johnson, famed Mohawk ...
    NewspaperPublication     "The Post Office Department will issue this special five-cent stamp on March 10 to commemorate the strides made by Canada's Indian population and their contributions to the development of Canada. ...
  • "10,000 Visited Chiefswood"
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, 7 Apr 1967     An article detailing the visitation statistics for Chiefswood from May 1 to December 31 of 1966. Improvements, both suggested and in progress, are also noted.
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, 7 Apr 1967   An article detailing the visitation statistics for Chiefswood from May 1 to December 31 of 1966. Improvements, both suggested and in progress, are also noted.
  • "Chiefswood Needs Help"
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, 21 May 1985     An article detailing the restoration requirements of Chiefswood and the efforts undertaken to secure funding for them.
    NewspaperPublication  Brantford Expositor, 21 May 1985   An article detailing the restoration requirements of Chiefswood and the efforts undertaken to secure funding for them.
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