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When European boats first arrived on the Pacific Coast, the Indians regarded them as sea creatures and saw the white faces as ghosts. By the 1820s Christian symbolism was already marking Indian mythmaking in British Columbia. By the 1920s trade art in the Arctic had effectively lost all trace of its original power of religious significance. It was replaced by Christian design and by the notion that art was crafted simply as plaything or souvenir. European myth and cultural contact The stories and expectations that the Europeans brought with them to Canada were also, however, coloured by a deep-seated, perhaps no longer even conscious mythology.
The first Nova Scotia paper was John Bushell's (1715-61) Halifax Gazette (1752). In 1764 the bilingual Quebec Gazette came into existence, followed in due course by other newspapers: The Quebec Mercury in 1805, Le Canadien in 1806, Samuel Hull Wilcocke's (c. 1766-1833) gossipy Scribbler ( 1821-7), Joseph Howe's Novascotian and W. L. Mackenzie's Colonial Advocate both in 1824, Thomas McCulloch's Colonial Patriot in Pictou in 1827, George Brown's reformist Globe in Toronto in 1844, and the British Colonist in Victoria in 1858.
An outline of the historical events affecting this period has to take into account four connected socio-political issues: discovery, trade, governmental conflict and the tensions of settlement. 1. Discovery Aside from the putative visits to North America by early Chinese sailors, by St Brendan (d. ) in the sixth century, Leif Ericsson 25 (d. c. 1020) in the eleventh, and black mariners from Mali in the early fifteenth, the record of the reach to America is one of English, French, Spanish and Russian expeditions: from Italian-born John Cabot (c.
A History of Canadian Literature by W. H. New (auth.)