Scripture verse: Matthew 28:19
The Huron Carol, also known as Twas in the Moon of Wintertime, is a Canada's oldest Christmas song, written in the native language of the Huron/Wendat people around 1642 by Jean de Brébeuf, a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons. The original title is Jesous Ahatonhia (Jesus, he is born). The song changes some of the circumstances of Jesus’s birth so that the Huron understood the importance better. Such changes include chieftains bringing gifts of rabbit and beaver pelts rather than frankincense, gold and myrrh. The English lyrics were written in 1926 by Jesse Edgar Middleton.
Heather Dale is a Canadian Celtic music recording artist and touring musician. Born and based in Toronto, she began her career by performing at Society for Creative Anachronism historical re-creation events. Heather released an album in November 2002: This Endris Night, with twelve reworkings of pre-1700 CE Christmas carols. Dale has her own indie record label Amphisbaena Music (often shortened to Amphis Music).