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.
Todd and Melissa Labrador reflect on their connection to the land as they learn from the messages left by their ancestors.
Ursula Johnson finds a deeper truth in the written language of her people, taught to her by her great-grandfather.
Judy’s efforts at building a garden in Wagmatacook to provide healthier food for her community echo the Mi’kmaq tradition of Netukulimk.
Mi'kmaq elder Doreen Bernard speaks of the importance of water as nourishment, protection, and life for all.
Enjoy a virtual puppet show based on the children's book, The Lost Teachings / Panuijkatasikl Kina’masuti’l, by Michael James Isaac.
Inspired by Mi’kmaq stories and folklore, artist and illustrator Gerald Gloade shares his design process for Mi'kmaq History Month posters.
Celebrate and honour Mi'kmaq History Month with these books for little ones in both English and Míkmawísimk.
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.