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Art, Culture

Did you ever have a passion for something that you dreamed of doing and then it becomes a reality. That is exactly what happened to Continue Reading →

Culture, Youth

The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) is giving the chance to one Mi’kmaw filmmaker to create a short film through the Languages of Nova Scotia Initiative. Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

Members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) listened intently to the discussions of the Halifax Regional Municipality’s (HRM) Council on the Cornwallis Continue Reading →

Community, Culture

Chief Noel Doucette i met sometime in the late 1950s, in either Boston or Nova Scotia, I don’t remember which, we were both born in Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

As a Mi’kmaw ecologist, or “Two-eyed seeing” ecologist, I’m very aware of our human and ancestral relationships as part of ecosystems. I am always asking Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

Canada’s Residential School Story Launches on Google Earth Voyager

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Ottawa – Residential schools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children were first established in 1831 and ran for 165 years until 1996. This system Continue Reading →

Art, Culture

Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Award

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Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

New Women’s Studies professor brings Indigenous feminist perspective to the classroom

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In her words: Learning from stories told by Indigenous women in NS Born and raised in scwha, L’sitkuk (known as Bear River First Nation), Nova Scotia, Continue Reading →

Community, Culture

Nation Mourns Loss

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Unama’ki – Humble, compassionate, dedicated, generous, community and nation minded are words that described Grand Chief Benjamin Sylliboy. For the Mi’kmaq these are important timeless Continue Reading →

Art, Culture

Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia’s Indigenous artist of the year

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Please visit the CBC news website to view this story. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/todd-labrador-indigenous-artist-award-ceremony-1.4409425  

Culture, Education

Interesting People and Events 13

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Before I left home on Shubenacadie Indian Reserve when I was fourteen, which later was also known as Micmac, then later Indian Brook, At Christmas Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

AFN Welcomes the Government’s Support for Bill C-262

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Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said on Nov. Continue Reading →