Synonyms for péribonka or Related words with péribonka
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Musée Louis-Émond (Louis-Émond Museum),
The Peribonka River (French: Rivière
) is a river in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean area in Quebec, Canada. It is long and drains an area of . It drains into Lac Saint-Jean at Pointe-Taillon National Park and is the largest tributary of this lake. The town of
is located on the north shore of Lac St-Jean at the river's mouth.
Louis Hémon (1880-1913), a French writer, spent several months in
in 1912 during which he prepared the notes for his famous novel, "Maria Chapdelaine".
Amédée Robitaille established the Peribonka Pulp Company which led to the founding of the municipality of Saint-Amédée in 1902. The following year, the Parish of Saint-Édouard-de-Peribonka was formed and named after Édouard Niquet and the adjacent river, that first got its name back in 1679. In 1909, the Municipality of
was founded by separating a portion of Saint-Amédée's territory. But in 1926, Saint-Amédée was completely annexed by
Tremblay was president of the Musée Louis-Hémon de
from 1992 to 1995 and was a founding member of the Association professionnelle des écrivains de la Sagamie Côte-Nord, also serving as its president.
The novel has had three film adaptations, two French and one Québécois: in 1934, by Julien Duvivier, with Madeleine Renaud (as Maria Chapdelaine), and Jean Gabin (as François Paradis), partly filmed in
; in 1950 by Marc Allégret in a free interpretation of the work called "The Naked Heart"; and in 1984 by Gilles Carle with Carole Laure.
is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality. It is situated at the mouth of the Peribonka River where it forms a bay on the north shore of Lac Saint-Jean.
Zec des Passes is part of Canadian Shield. It is located west of the
River, north of Lake St. John. The territory of the ZEC is characterized by a relief formed of hills and notched cast and narrow valleys hills, the sides sometimes very steep, especially in the center of the territory. The mountain tops generally do not exceed 450 meters.
Roberval is a provincial electoral district in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the cities or municipalities of Roberval, Normandin, Dolbeau-Mistassini,
, Chambord and Saint-Félicien.
Industry on the lake was dominated by the fur trade until the 19th century. Colonization began in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region in the early 19th century and continued intensively until the early 20th century. Industry was mainly forestry and agriculture. In the 20th century, pulp and paper mills and aluminum smelting rose to importance, encouraged by hydroelectric dams at Alma and on the
River. Lac Saint-Jean also has an important summer resort and sport-fishing industry.
In 1928, the Peribonka River overflowed its banks and flooded several villages. Major development came in the 1940s when Alcan, a leading aluminum producer, needed adequate hydro-electric power supply. From 1941 to 1943, the Chute-des-Passes Dam was built at the south end of Lake
that became a vast reservoir. This was followed by two other dams were built downstream: the Chute-du-Diable from 1950 to 1952, and Chute-à-la-Savane from 1951 to 1953.
Trottier went to Université Laval where he received a bachelor's degree in political science and a certificate in college education. He also did a master's degree in regional studies at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Trottier was a lecturer at the UQAC in sociology for 23 years and a teacher at CEGEP de Saint-Félicien in political science and sociology for 18 years. He was also a member of the MRC Maria-Chapdelaine and the mayor of
from 2001 to 2005. He was also a member of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités.
Born in Northridge, California, Cabral grew up in Agoura Hills, California and graduated from Agoura High School in 2011. His hurdle coach since he was 8 years old was his father, John Cabral, who encouraged him to try hurdles in youth track. Throughout his time at Agoura High School, where he currently holds both the 110- and 300-meter hurdle records his father held the position of head hurdle coach. He has one younger sister Jontelle and his mother, Ghislaine Cabral née Côté, is a massage therapist and native of
, Quebec. At age 8 his father and mother divorced.
Historically the Innu indigenous people lived in this area and traveled the river by canoe. By the second half of the 17th century, the river was used by Europeans as an access route to James Bay. The first official reference to the river is from April 16, 1679, in the Register of missions, stating ""juxtà fluvium Perib8ka ad lacum Peok8agami"" (near the river Peribouka at Lake Peokouagami (old name of Lac Saint-Jean)) priest François de Crespieul baptized two children. In October of that year, after investigating the state of English positions on Hudson Bay, Louis Jolliet returned to Quebec City via this route and called it "Périboca" in his manuscript. The spelling changed to "Periboaka" on Laura's map of 1731 and "Periboac" on Nicolas Bellin's map of 1755. In 1825, Pascal Taché identified it as "
" and subsequently this name, together with "Peribonca", came in general use.
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