by Chasity Lucio, MMNN Contributor - Dec. 2012

In celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month

Orlando Meuse (Indian Brook) standing during the opening event at the 1st Mini-Mawio’mi event at the NSCC Pictou Campus.

NSCC Pictou Campus made history on Wednesday, October 24th when they hosted its first ever mini-mawio’mi. As a way of promoting and celebrating October Mi’kmaq History Month, the campus was very open with the idea of hosting a mini-mawio’mi. Chasity Lucio, the Coordinator of Aboriginal Student Services for the NSCC Truro & Pictou Campuses has been organizing events such as this for many years, and will be hosting the 6th Annual NSCC Truro Campus Mawio’mi in January.

“It is important for us to showcase Aboriginal culture in a positive way, and in a way which will help break down stereotypes often given to First Nations people. An ...

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