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Toward the West

Dessin en noir et blanc de Nicolas Point représentant un missionnaire de la mission de Ste-Croix partant en bateau
liste des missions jésuites en Ontario avec coordonnées géographiques

After the Suppression of the Society of Jesus in 1773, and its Restoration in 1814, it would be mid-century before Jesuits would return to work in Canada, after an absence of 42 years (1800-1842). At this time, they pursued their missionary work farther west in the Great Lakes area and Northern Ontario.

Like the earlier missionaries, the new wave produced language tools of the Algonquian and Iroquoian tongues.

Like the earlier works, these also constitute a witness to the languages and histories of First Nations societies and their languages.

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