The Garneau Clan represents diverse cultures with fundamentally different Principles, Beliefs and Values.
I didn't have ancestors from Asia, but their history
influenced European culture, so it is included in this section.
and I married a girl born in Hong Kong.
EVOLUTION EUROPEAN HISTORICAL VALUES
EVOLUTION ABORIGINAL PEOPLE OF EUROPE
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY IN THE BEGINNING - 35,001 B.C.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 35,000 - 2,999 B.C.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 3,100 - 1,999 B.C.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 2,000 - 999 B.C.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 1,000 - 1 B.C.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 1 A.D. - 499 A.D.
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 500 - 999
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 1000 - 1449
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 1500 - 1599
EUROPEAN & ASIAN HISTORY 1600 - 2011
DIRECTORY Return to MAIN HISTORY DIRECTORY
Nothing unites the English like war - Hugh Mills.
A people that values its' privileges above its' principles, soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Within this tradition are minor variations between the various aboriginal
tribes of Europe.
As I was creating the Indian and Metis sections of this study
I couldn't avoid noticing two fundamentally different cultures between the Indian and European.
As I was tracking the evolving culture of the Metis I was forced to research these differences.
Culture is our collection of assumptions that we apply to life, living and our pursuit of activities.
Culture is a way of living our life.
Culture is our way of viewing things.
Culture is our way of communicating.
Culture is driven by our Principles, Beliefs and Values they determine our perceptions, attitudes, expectations, language,
our Systems, the very interactions and patterns of our existence.
Beliefs are basic 'assumptions' of right and wrong.
Beliefs and values shape and mold a culture more than any other factor.
They however should not be accepted as true without definitive proof.
Values on the other hand are important viewpoints or references for ways of doing things.
Marshall McLuhan in the early 1970's observed that:
The electric media constitute a total and
near instantaneous transformation of culture, values and attitudes
THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES ARE LISTED FOR THE TWO MAJOR
These were collected during the research of early New France
and basically cover the period of.
1600 - 1700 AD
ABORIGINAL CANADIANS ABORIGINAL EUROPEANS
Maternal or female based society Paternal or male based society
Good and Evil Universal guilt (Original Sin)
Pleasant After Life Hell and Damnation
Honesty in words and actions The end justifies the means
Maintenance (Husbanding) Exploitation (Perversion)
Freedom of words and actions Subjugation to Church & King
Sharing Monopoly, Ownership
Women are the foundation of life Women are evil incarnate
Mobility Tied to land
Child Love Child Discipline
The absence of European beliefs and values in the Peoples culture
is seen as evidence of the inferiority of the people of America.
Europeans believed in annihilation or assimilation
they have little room for accommodation.
The Europeans after centuries of war believed that might is right
military superiority has the right to destroy other cultures.
It is noteworthy that the original Aboriginal Peoples of Europe were MATERNAL in belief.
The question becomes WHEN and WHY did Europe and the Middle East deviate from their
Great Spirit, help me never to judge another
until I have walked in his moccasins.
A Dakota Prayer