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L’sit’kuk Harvesters Gathering~Bear River First Nation

October 17 - October 21
Bear River Firrst Nation, 130 Reservation Road
Bear River First Nation, Nova Scotia B0S 1B0 Canada

L'sit'kuk Harvesters Gathering Bear River First Nation, Nova Scotia October 17-21, 2018   The Harvesters Gathering came to be as a way for our community, L'sit'kuk to acknowledge our harvesters, to understand what it is to be a Mi'kmaq and our connection to the land, and each other. To take the time to come together and give thanks to each other and Mother Earth. To light the sacred fire and go into a 4 day spiritual cleansing, and send prayers…

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Mi’kmaq Contributions to World War l

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Mi'kmaq Contributions to World War l Monday, October 22, 2018 (7:00PM – 8:00PM) Central Library Description Discover how Mi'kmaq people served as expert guides, navigators, and interpreters in World War l. Gerald Gloade, Program Development Officer from the Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre, will share how First Nations soldiers used their traditional knowledge and skills to support the Canadian war effort in unique ways.

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Ego to Eco: “Wikewiku” (Animal Fattening Time)

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Ego to Eco: “Wikewiku” (Animal Fattening Time) Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (6:30PM – 8:30PM) Central Library Description Join us in a talking circle to learn the Mi'kmaq calendar as a way of understanding that human and ecological health are interdependent. Catherine Martin will introduce "Wikewiku" (animal fattening time) to explore humans, the elements (water, air, earth and fire), and other species' relations during this month. Catherine Martin is a Member of the Order of Canada and of the Millbrook Mi'kmaw…

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The Spirit of Annie Mae – an NFB Film Screening

October 25 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
River John Public Library, 2725 West Branch Road
River John, B0K 1N0

Join us for a National Film Board (NFB) movie at the library the 4th Thursday of the month! Bring snacks (peanut-free please), and all are welcome! The Spirit of Annie Mae (2002 | 1 h 13 min) Catherine Anne Martin In 1975, Annie Mae Pictou Aquash, a 30-year-old Nova Scotia born-Mi'kmaq, was shot dead, execution style, on a desolate road in South Dakota. Nearly three decades later the crime remains a mystery. Aquash was highly placed in the American Indian…

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Upcoming Events

  1. L’sit’kuk Harvesters Gathering~Bear River First Nation

    October 17 - October 21
  2. Mi’kmaq Contributions to World War l

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Ego to Eco: “Wikewiku” (Animal Fattening Time)

    October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. The Spirit of Annie Mae – an NFB Film Screening

    October 25 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Trail of Treats~Eskasoni Cultural Journeys

    October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Mon 22

Mi’kmaq Contributions to World War l

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 23
Thu 25

The Spirit of Annie Mae – an NFB Film Screening

October 25 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 29

Trail of Treats~Eskasoni Cultural Journeys

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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