Key terms: e. pauline johnson (tekahionwake, edith eaton (sui sin far, the chinese exclusion act. Today is a day of stereotypes, and how the authors challenge notions of stereotypes to get to something else. Cultural stereotype of canadians: remember, more immigration from canada than to canada during this 1890s, americans liked canadians better than they liked themselves: In nov. 1895, a new york journalist ( an outsider ) wrote a length letter to. He contrasts the character traits of americans and canadians: canadians are vigorous and hardy people; they are quiet, sober and amendable to discipline. Americans are self-indulgent and nervous people; they are unreliable, impatient and unwilling to obey: canadians are principled; americans will not sand by any principle, if another pays better . In the literary world, canadians regularly found editorial positions on periodicals with an explicit focus on moral or physical well-being: this character allowed canadians to find a foothold within the literature world in the.