Mi’kmaw History & Culture

Mi'kmaq History & Culture

Report: Reclaiming Power and Place

Access the Final Report of the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Raymond Sewell on the Power of Indigenous Music

The Drum Has a Heartbeat: Pipukwes Latto’law (Raymond Gilbert Sewell), discusses the meaning of Indigenous music in his life.

First Nations Circle at Central Library

Learn more about the history and symbolism behind the First Nations Circle at Halifax Central Library.

Peace and Friendship Treaties of Nova Scotia

Learn more about the eighteenth century agreements between the Mi'kmaq nation and Britain, their meaning, and read the Treaty of 1752.

All About Treaties

Read about the incredible history of Mi'kmaw treaties, treaty rights and self-government.

Where We Come From: Mi'kmaw History

Explore more than 10,000 years of Mi'kmaw history, from archaeological evidence in Debert through to today's active communities.

Reinvisioning Mi'kmaw Education

Mi'kmaw education is undergoing a revolution. Explore the dialogue about past experiences and future educational programs.

Draw & Paint like Alan Syliboy

Jul 26th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover Mi'kmaq artist Alan Syliboy's art and try out some of his techniques in your own painting.

Mi'kmaw Children's Books

These children's books explore the history, wisdom, and beauty of Mi'kmaq culture.

Learning in Mi'kmaw

Improve your Tli’suti skills, or start learning this Algonquin language from the start.

Mi'kmaw Stories, Wisdom, and Traditional Ways

Explore traditional and contemporary voices in Mi'kmaw poetry, folklore, music, visual arts, and photography.

Voices of L'nu'k, the People

Share the personal triumphs and struggles of the L'nu'k through these recent biographies.

A Reconciliation Reading List

Canada has a long, shameful history in its treatment of Indigenous Peoples. These titles share reconciliation-related truths and challenges.

Mi'kmaq History Month 2018 Reading List

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Mi’kmaq History Month and in this spirit, we're pleased to share 25 works by Mi’kmaq authors and artists.

Mi'kmaq History Month 2018 Reads

October is Mi'kmaq History Month. Join us as we learn about and reflect on Mi'kmaq history and culture.

Wi’kipatmu’k Mi’kmawey

Celebrate and honour Mi'kmaq History Month 2018 with these books for little ones in both English and Míkmawísimk.
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