Le Jeune joins the Indians. - The First Encampment. - The Apostate. -
Forest Life in Winter. - The Indian Hut. - The Sorcerer. -
His Persecution of the Priest. - Evil Company. - Magic. -
Incantations. - Christmas. - Starvation. - Hopes of Conversion. -
Backsliding. - Peril and Escape of Le Jeune. - His Return.
THE HURON MISSION.
Plans of Conversion. - Aims and Motives. - Indian Diplomacy. -
Hurons at Quebec. - Councils. - The Jesuit Chapel. - Le Borgne. -
The Jesuits thwarted. - Their Perseverance. - The Journey to the Hurons. -
Jean de Brebeuf. - The Mission begun.
BREBEUF AND HIS ASSOCIATES.
The Huron Mission-house. - Its Inmates. - Its Furniture. - Its Guests. -
The Jesuit as a Teacher. - As an Engineer. - Baptisms. -
Huron Village Life. - Festivities and Sorceries. - The Dream Feast. -
The Priests accused of Magic. - The Drought and the Red Cross.
THE FEAST OF THE DEAD.
Huron Graves. - Preparation for the Ceremony. - Disinterment. -
The Mourning. - The Funeral March. - The Great Sepulchre. -
Funeral Games. - Encampment of the Mourners. - Gifts. - Harangues. -
Frenzy of the Crowd. - The Closing Scene. - Another Rite. -
The Captive Iroquois. - The Sacrifice.
THE HURON AND THE JESUIT.
Enthusiasm for the Mission. - Sickness of the Priests. -
The Pest among the Hurons. - The Jesuit on his Rounds. -
Efforts at Conversion. - Priests and Sorcerers. - The Man-Devil. -
The Magician's Prescription. - Indian Doctors and Patients. -
Covert Baptisms. - Self-Devotion of the Jesuits.
CHARACTER OF THE CANADIAN JESUITS.
Jean de Brebeuf. - Charles Garnier. - Joseph Marie Chaumonot. -
Noel Chabanel. - Isaac Jogues. - Other Jesuits. - Nature of their Faith. -
Supernaturalism. - Visions. - Miracles.
Ossossane. - The New Chapel. - A Triumph of the Faith. -
The Nether Powers. - Signs of a Tempest. - Slanders. -
Rage Against the Jesuits. - Their Boldness and Persistency. -
Nocturnal Council. - Danger of the Priests. - Brebeuf's Letter. -
Narrow Escapes. - Woes and Consolations.
PRIEST AND PAGAN.
Du Peron's Journey. - Daily Life of the Jesuits. -
Their Missionary Excursions. - Converts at Ossossane. -
Machinery of Conversion. - Conditions of Baptism. - Backsliders. -
The Converts and their Countrymen. - The Cannibals at St. Joseph.
THE TOBACCO NATION. - THE NEUTRALS.
A Change of Plan. - Sainte Marie. - Mission of the Tobacco Nation. -
Winter Journeying. - Reception of the Missionaries. -
Superstitious Terrors. - Peril of Garnier and Jogues. -
Mission of the Neutrals. - Huron Intrigues. - Miracles. -
Fury of the Indians. - Intervention of Saint Michael. -
Return to Sainte Marie. - Intrepidity of the Priests. -
Their Mental Exaltation.
QUEBEC AND ITS TENANTS.
The New Governor. - Edifying Examples. - Le Jeune's Correspondents. -
Rank and Devotion. - Nuns. - Priestly Authority. - Condition of Quebec. -
The Hundred Associates. - Church Discipline. - Plays. - Fireworks. -
Processions. - Catechizing. - Terrorism. - Pictures. - The Converts. -
The Society of Jesus. - The Foresters.
DEVOTEES AND NUNS.