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Legends & Tales
Following are just three of the numerous accounts and stories authored by the Island historian most specializing in Acadian heritage, Georges Arsenault, whose books include Acadian Legends, Folktales and Songs from Prince Edward Island, Illustrated History of the Acadians of Prince Edward Island, Acadian Traditions on Christ Day: Candles, Pancakes and House Visits, Acadian Women of Prince Edward Island: Three Centuries of Action, and several more.
Without a doubt, the Deportation constitutes the pivotal point in the history of the Acadians. It is impossible to grasp the full scope of this human tragedy, which drastically changed the course, not …