Fred MacDonald

Fred “Fiddler” MacDonald is the son of James L. Fiddler MacDonald who was a university athlete and a baseball pitcher. He married Patricia Bradley before joining the Canadian Army and serving at the Battle of Blenheim, 1945. After the war, Fiddler Senior worked at various jobs until finding full-time employment with Canada Post until his […]

Julie Pellissier-Lush

Julie Pellissier-Lush M.S.M, actress, and bestselling author of My Mi’kmaq Mother, Poet Laureate for PEI, recipient of the Queens jubilee medal in 2013, the Meritorious Service Medal recipient in 2017, and the Senators 150 metal in April 2019. She grew up all over Eastern Canada and spent a number of years in Winnipeg, Manitoba, before […]

Manju Jois

Manju Jois has taught the true Mysore Ashtanga method for 60 years. Spanning 22 countries and 21 states in the US, Manju’s world Ashtanga teaching tour is very broad. He offers Ashtanga workshops, teacher trainings and intensive week-long classes. He incorporates pranayama and vedic chantings in his classes. He incorporates pranayama and vedic chantings in […]

Greg Tebb

Greg Tebb discovered Ashtanga yoga in 1986 at the age of 16 in Australia. Greg has studied extensively with the Jois family. He studied with K. Pattabhi Jois in India and New York. Over the past 17 years, he has been fortunate to study and work with Manju Jois, his teacher and mentor, and often […]

Adrian McNally Smith

Adrian McNally Smith recently retired after thirty years of work in education, twenty-five of those years devoted to counseling and student services. He had previously written an e-book on family secrets and sexuality. These days, when he is not writing, you can mostly find him walking along the shores and trails of Prince Edward Island, […]

Travis Crowell

Travis Crowell is an archaeologist and historical researcher with an M.A. in archaeology from Simon Fraser University. His work has taken him across Canada, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, and back again. He currently resides in Dartmouth with his wife.

Linda Rafuse

Linda Rafuse was born in Toronto, but has spent most of her life in Milton, Nova Scotia. She is a graduate of Liverpool Regional High School and in 1986 joined the Queens County Museum and the Queens County Historical Society as a volunteer, all because of her love of history and genealogy. She has been […]

Kathleen Stitt

Kathleen Stitt has a great love for history and its stories of real people and their communities. She started her dream career in museums 28 years ago when she began working as a heritage interpreter and researcher, first at the Simeon Perkins House Museum, and then at the Queens County Museum. Born in Halifax, she […]

Stephen Ernst

Stephen Ernst is a ninth-generation descendant of the original settlers of Lunenburg. He is a photographer and historian and operates a photography shop on one of Lunenburg’s historic main streets. This book merges historic photographs from his own and other private collections, as well as contemporary images taken by the author, showing the beauty of […]

Sara Beanlands

Sara Beanlands is an archaeologist and historian. Her research has been published in the Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, the International Journal of Maritime History and the University of Edinburgh Journal. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s University and president of the Royal Nova Scotia […]

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