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Louise Abbott


Louise Abbott is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. She has concentrated on documenting the history and contemporary life of rural and indigenous communities in eastern Canada, and investigating environmental issues that affect these communities.

Her books include The Coast Way, The French Shore, A Country So Wild and Grand, The Heart of the Farm, Eeyou Istchee: Land of the Cree, and Memphrémagog: An Illustrated History (Volume 1). Her films include The Pinnacle and the Poet, Giving Shelter, Crisscrossing Space and Time, A Journey to Remember, Nunaaluk: A Forgotten Story, and Saving the Founder’s Home. Abbott is a partner in a multimedia production company called Rural Route Communications (www.ruralroutecommunications.com) and in an art gallery-cum-cultural centre called Studio Georgeville (www.studiogeorgeville.com).

Books by Louise Abbott

Memphremagog1 Memphrémagog: An Illustrated History, Vol 1

Memphremagog2 Memphrémagog: An Illustrated History, Vol 2

Heart_of_the_farmsm The Heart of the Farm

A_country A Country So Wild and Grand

The_french The French Shore

The_coast_way The Coast Way



July 26, 1950