Mi'kmaq History & Culture
Mi'kmaw communities are found throughout the Atlantic region. Explore resources reflecting the life, culture, and struggles of the Mi'kmaq.
October is Mi'kmaq History Month. Learn about and reflect on Mi'kmaq history and culture.
Celebrate and honour Mi'kmaq History Month with these books for little ones in both English and Míkmawísimk.
Read The Song of Rita Joe e-book on OverDrive, and in accessible formats on NNELS throughout October—no holds, no waitlists.
L’nui’sultinej – Let’s Speak Mi’kmaw. Explore mikmaqhistorymonth.ca to find ways to get involved, discover events, and more.
Access the Final Report of the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The Drum Has a Heartbeat: Pipukwes Latto’law (Raymond Gilbert Sewell), discusses the meaning of Indigenous music in his life.
Learn more about the history and symbolism behind the First Nations Circle at Halifax Central Library.
Learn more about the eighteenth century agreements between the Mi'kmaq nation and Britain, their meaning, and read the Treaty of 1752.
Read about the incredible history of Mi'kmaw treaties, treaty rights and self-government.
Explore more than 10,000 years of Mi'kmaw history, from archaeological evidence in Debert through to today's active communities.
Mi'kmaw education is undergoing a revolution. Explore the dialogue about past experiences and future educational programs.
These children's books explore the history, wisdom, and beauty of Mi'kmaw culture.
Improve your Tli’suti skills, or start learning this Algonquin language from the start.
Explore traditional and contemporary voices in Mi'kmaw poetry, folklore, music, visual arts, and photography.