By John Macfie
On the midpoint of the 20th century, the 1st countries humans of Ontario's underdeveloped hinterland lived basically from the land. They congregated in summer season in outlined groups yet in early autumn dispersed to iciness camps to seek, fish, and seize. more and more, despite the fact that, they discovered that they had to conform to another lifestyle, one toward the Canadian mainstream. whereas life and expectancies have been in actual fact altering, the local people's wish to hold their wealthy and distinct cultural traditions remained robust. John Macfie, then an worker with the Ontario division of Lands and Forests, captured in images this turning-point within the lives of the Ojibway, Cre, and Oji-Cree, while their conventional tradition nonetheless flourished yet switch used to be quickly impending.