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Good Enough to Eat For Our Ancestors

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Genealogist  Brian Nash focuses on the people, places, and events that make up the people’s family stories.   

In this podcasr, he talks about Food and Family History with Elizabeth Morrison of My Mother’s Cookbooks Blog.

So many of our memories of family members and celebrations are tied to food.  So much of our who we are as families and cultural identity revolves around food and the food experiences of our Ancestors.  

Check out Elizabeth’s Blog at  https://my-mothers-cook-books.ca/blog/ 

Brian is a Genealogist who started working on his own family tree over 30 years ago and has been able to trace one family line back to as early as 950 AD.

Brian traces his own family from Scotland and Ireland to the New World where they wound up in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in the 18th and 19th Century in some cases fleeing their homelands due to the Highland Clearances in Scotland or the Potato Blight in Ireland in others taking their Expertise and Coal Miners from Scotland to Cape Breton or their Mercantile and Manufacturing Skills from Ireland to the streets of Halifax

Brian holds memberships in; The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, The Scottish Genealogical Society, and the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society. 

Brian currently resides in Prince Edward Island Canada with his wife and children.  

#Genealogy #Scotland #recipes #family

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Finding refugees from the Scottish Clearances in Pictou Nova Scotia

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In this episode Brian Nash sits down with Susan Parker from the McCulloch House  Museum and Genealogical Centre in Pictou Nova Scotia  to discuss Scottish Settlers, The Hector, and how her and the rest of the staff can help you research your Scottish Ancestors in Nova Scotia. 

McCulloch House Museum and Genealogical Centre

https://mccullochcentre.ca

HAGGIS (Hector Archiving Gateway and Genealogical Indexing System)

http://haggis.mccullochcentre.ca

Resources about the Highland Clearances and Scottish Canadians:

Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances

https://amz.run/5eYt

Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They

Carried to Canada, 1774-1855 https://amz.run/5eYu

After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1773-1852

https://amz.run/5eYv

A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation, Vol. 1

https://amz.run/5eYw

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As a Genealogist, Brian focuses on the people, places, and events that make up the people’s

family stories.

Brian is a Genealogist who started working on his own family tree over 30 years ago and hasbeen able to trace one family line back to as early as 950 AD.

Brian traces his own family from Scotland and Ireland to the New World where they wound up in

Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in the 18th and 19th Century in some cases fleeing theirhomelands due to the Highland Clearances in Scotland or the Potato Blight in Ireland in otherstaking their Expertise and Coal Miners from Scotland to Cape Breton or their Mercantile and

Manufacturing Skills from Ireland to the streets of Halifax

Brian has held memberships in; The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, The Scottish Genealogical Society, and the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society.

He currently resides in Prince Edward Island Canada with his wife and children.

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Music: TRIBUTE TO O’CAROLAN by Luna Bujalesky

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Was the Acadian Deportation a Cultural Genocide?

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f the Acadian Expulsion and the policies behind it were to happen in another country today would we call it an attempt at Cultural Genocide?  Listen to Marc &  you decide?                                

This is the amazing story of how an interest in understanding his unique family name lead Marc Bastarache into a genealogical search unearthing  discoveries about his Acadian Ancestry.      

His story includes a war, imprisonment, escape  reunion and the cycle continued throughout the period of The Acadian Deportation.  He debunks the Longfellows story of Evageline which Romanticized teh story but got facts wrong as well as pointing out how a lot of New England’s Business Families at the time including  future President of The Continental Congress and Prominent signer of the Declaration of Independance John Hancock  profited off the British Government’s policy of Acadian Expulsion.     

 His story is what we can all look forward to finding when we dig into our past every family has those people who lived and experienced History in a way that is unique.  While you might not find a King, Queen, President etc in your tree you’ll find everyday people who did extraordinary things which shaped the history of a Nation, Community or even your own family. 

 Read more about the Acadians I suggest these books: Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story Of The Expulsion Of The French Acadians  https://amz.run/5dWt 

Acadian Driftwood: One Family and the Great Expulsion  https://amz.run/5dWv

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Meeting the Coolest Lady in Canadian Genealogy

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Originally Uploaded April 30, 2021 – I moved my podcast to a new host so over the next few weeks I will be re-uploading old “Lost” episodes Podcasts 

Today I am joined by Cara MacDonald,  ‎Librarian and Genealogical Research Manager at Scotiabank Family History Centre located at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  We talk about the Centre, Immigration records and so much more.

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A little bit of this a little bit of that

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Originally Uploaded April 14, 2021 – I moved my podcast to a new host so over the next few weeks I will be re-uploading old “Lost” episodes Podcasts 

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Thanks to Google – My Granny Anderson Speaks from the Grave

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Originally Uploaded March 31, 2021 – I moved my podcast to a new host so over the next few weeks I will be re-uploading old “Lost” episodes Podcasts 

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Host Brian Nash is joined by his Favourite Guest to date – His Granny Anderson as he reaches back 44 years to hear her come alive again and share some stories of her life

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Beacon Institute
T-3870 Miners Interviews Tape 6

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What If Benedict Arnold Was Responsible For The World’s Best Scallops?

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Originally Uploaded March 4, 2021 – I moved my podcast to a new host so over the next few weeks I will be re-uploading old “Lost” episodes Podcasts 

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In This episode, I interview Author Brian McConnel and we talk about his latest book The Loyalists of Digby

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

The Loyalists of Digby
Brian McConnell on Instagram

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Why You And Your Family Matters To Me Now And In 1911

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Originally Uploaded February 18, 2021 – I moved my podcast to a new host so over the next few weeks I will be re-uploading old “Lost” episodes Podcasts 

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In this episode, I take a break from the normal format to share my thoughts on the past 6 episodes and what’s coming in the future,  and then the second segment is part 3 of my Canadian Census Series, a brief look at the 1911 Census.

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1911 Canadian Census at Library and Archives Canada

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