Mission Life in Cree-Ojibwe Country: Memories of a Mother and Son (Our Lives: Diary, Memoir, and Letters) by Elizabeth Bingham Young
English | Mar. 19, 2015 | ISBN: 1771990031 | 336 Pages | PDF | 9 MB
In May of 1868, Elizabeth Bingham Young and her new husband began a long journey from Hamilton, Ontario, to the Methodist mission of Rossville. For the next eight years, she lived in two mission houses, Norway House and then Berens River. Unprepared for the difficult conditions and the "eight months long" winter, and unimpressed with "eating fish twenty-one times a week," the young Upper Canada wife rose to the challenge.