Frank Doucette was from the community of Membertou and was the husband of the late Mary Jane Doucette. Frank was a well respected community member, a great sportsman, and a hard working individual. Frank played on every sports team that Membertou had - from Baseball to Hockey, and excelled at all sports he played.
This article is an interview that was done with Frank by Bernie Francis in 1979. In the interview Frank is describing the lifestyle of the Mi'kmaq people during the 1900's - a time period when money was scarce. He explains that the Mi'kmaq people were "rugged" because of the lifestyle they lived - lots of hard work.
This is a great article that describes to the reader the Mi'kmaq way of life that contributed to the overall Mi'kmaq character.