by Ashley Paul, Membertou Communications Department

(L-R) Chief Terry Paul holding the Lieutenants Governors’ community spirit award with the Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret’d) Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia looking on.

Membertou First Nation was the first Mi’kmaq Community to receive the Lieutenants Governors’ community spirit award at the annual powwow on September 8, 2012: a fitting event to showcase the culture, tradition and spirit of the community of Membertou. They have been selected as one of four outstanding Nova Scotia communities this year.

Former Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable Mayann E. Francis, launched the award program in 2007 to recognize communities that demonstrate engaged and active citizens across many aspects of community life. Including this year ...

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