The summer season was a time for meeting friends and family after a long winter;
a time to replenish body and soul.
Below, Asticou, the Chaudières falls between Ottawa and Hull.
Photo: Jean-Luc Pilon
Samuel de Champlain witnessed the offering of tobacco to the spirit that inhabits the falls. Today, this spiritual place is all but destroyed by a hydroelectric dam, and access to the site is virtually impossible.