Mi'kmaq History & Culture
Enjoy this collection of videos, created and compiled by community, that celebrate the rich cultural traditions and history of the Mi’kmaw.
Treaties honour the enduring bond of friendship and respect between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Nova Scotia.
Orange Shirt Day began when Residential School Survivor, Phyllis Jack Webstad, of the Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation, shared her story.
Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for all to remember and honour Indigenous Residential School Survivors in the spirit of reconciliation.
Explore picture books, young adult fiction, and graphic novels that promote awareness about the impact of Residential Schools.
Gord Downie began Secret Path as 10 poems incited by the story of 12-year-old Chanie Wenjack's death fleeing a Residential School in 1966.
This short film, featuring Dorene Bernard, honours the history of this site and the importance of this designation.
Elder Magit Poulette tells We’koqom’a Mi’kmaw School students in Cape Breton about her experience at the Shubenacadie Residential School.
Phyllis Jack Webstad, from the community of Stwecem’s Xgat’tem First Nation located in British Colombia shares her story.
Academic studies, government reconciliation reports and settler perspectives about the lasting impact of the Residential School system.
Share in the spirit of truth, healing and reconciliation with these powerful personal stories of Canadian Residential School survivors.
Provided by Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance, this reading list focuses on the Two-Spirit experience and its importance to Indigenous Peoples.
Explore the culture, history, and lives of Indigenous Peoples through graphic novels featuring contemporary and traditional storytelling.
Please enjoy a sampling of traditional drumming, dancing, and storytelling as part of this year’s Mawita’jik celebration.
Raymond Sewell has shared his version of the Mi’kmaq Honour Song in celebration of Indigenous History Month.