John Maclean (pastor)

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John Maclean (1851–1928)[1] was a Wesleyan pastor amongst the Indians of the Canadian Northwest. He was born in Scotland, then moved to Canada.

He learned the languages and customs of the Indians. He published: Lone Land lights, (1890); James Evans, Inventor of the Syllabic System of the Cree Language, (1890); The Indians of Canada, (1892); Canadian Savage Folk, (1896); Language and Religion, (1899); Life among the Ojibwa and Cree Indians, (1903); Life of William Black, (1907); Winning the Front Place, (1908).

He edited the Wesleyan (1902–06) and attained several important offices in his denomination.


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