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Item ID# A2010.099.0824
Title When we both got to Heaven : James Atkey Among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay
Object Name Book
Dates of Creation 2002
Creator Atkey, Mel
Description When We Both Got to Heaven places James Atkey (1805-1868) on the shores of Georgian Bay at the time of treaty negotiations between the First Nations people of the Saugeen, Nawash and Colpoy's Bay areas, and the Colonial government. A Methodist lay preacher, Atkey leaves the Isle of Wight and arrives at Colpoy's Bay with his family in 1855. There he takes up position of teacher for the Anishnabek children of the area.
Collection Schmalz, Peter fonds
Physical Description 164 p. : ill. 23 x 15 cm.
Subjects Agriculture
Churches, Methodist
First Nations - Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
Fishing
Missionaries & missions
Pioneers
Schools
Teachers
Treaties
People Atkey, James
Head, Francis Bond
Jones, Peter Kegedonce
Keeshick, Charles
Oliphant, Laurence
Place Albemarle Township
Bruce Peninsula
Cape Croker
Chippewa Hill
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
Colpoy's Bay
Owen Sound
Oxenden
Saugeen Peninsula
Level of Description Item
Parent Object Schmalz Series 1, File 2