THE MAID OF THE MIST STORY

THE MAID OF THE MIST STORY

This is a version of a story that is told by the people of the Six Nations. The “standard” Maid of the Mist story that is commonly told in Niagara today is not actually a Native American story at all. It was, apparently, the invention of a 19th century European anthropologist. Its themes of cruel […]

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Mother Day Recipes

Mother Day Recipes

Your Mother’s Day menu should revolve on only one thing—you do all the cooking and let your mother take the day off to the spa or shopping. Celebrating Mother’s Day is all about catering to what you mother likes especially for lunch or dinner.

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Niagara College Post-Grad in Cannabis Production

Niagara College Post-Grad in Cannabis Production

Niagara is well known for its wine and pretty soon it may also be known for its pot. Tweed farms has announced it will open a 350,000 square foot facility in Niagara, the government will have its own pot shop in town and you’ll also be able to get a certificate at Niagara College in […]

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Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Cookie Recipe

sweet heart cookies

My first introduction to Valentine’s Day came by way of awkward grade school card exchanges. (The ones everyone dreaded because they showed just how popular or unpopular you were.) The only good part of these exchanges, to my way of thinking, were the boxes of Sweetheart candies – the little sugar hearts with saying impressed […]

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A Brief History of Niagara Falls

A Brief History of Niagara Falls

While it is not certain how long there have been people living in the Niagara area, estimates usually range between 5000 and 8000 years. Little is known about the earliest inhabitants of the region, but later residents have left a rich and exciting history. By the 1st century A.D., ancestors of the present-day “Iroguoian” peoples were firmly established in the area. Approximately 1500 years later their descendants reached a major turning point in their history when they took park in the formation of the “Great League of Peace”.

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