It is surprising, and not so surprising, to hear the controversy over the origins of North Americans raised again (“Mystery of the first North Americans,” Cover, March 19). More than 10 years ago, a book by the American mythologist and folklorist Joseph Campbell, Flight of the Wild Gander, traced art and pottery design around the world, concluding convincingly that men and women also travelled from Polynesia across the Pacific Ocean.
Lily, barely five feet tall but filled with determination, bounds into the hassle line. “Corporations are violent,” the 23-year-old activist yells, her black pigtails swaying behind her as she bounces from one black Doc Marten boot to the other.By Tom Fennell6 min
How much trouble is Jean Chrétien in? The Grand-Mère Golf Club in Shawinigan, Que., has been, in political terms, nothing but rough for the Prime Minister for many months. But last week, Chrétien found himself in the longest grass yet in the prolonged saga— his critics would say scandal—of his financial entanglements in his home-town course.By John Geddes, Julian Beltrame6 min
Rahim Jaffer: “Knock, knock!” “Who’s there!” “Rahim Jaffer!” “Are you sure!” Preston Manning: So this PM will never become PM in title. But he made an honest-to-goodness difference. Paul Martin: The PM who still hopes to become PM someday strikes grace note in praising Manning upon his departure.
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