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October 2016

Aonach/Mawiomi: Sharing our paths at the Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

October 25, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre, C10765 Hwy 105
Wagmatcook, Nova Scotia B0E 3N0 Canada
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October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The goal of the month is to help Nova Scotians build awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and to increase understanding of the province’s rich Mi’kmaq culture. Treaty Day, (October 1st) marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, and is followed by a number events hosted throughout the province, including some at CBU/Unama’ki College. Please see below to learn how to join in the celebrations. Tuesday, October 25th, 2016…

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Please join us as we welcome guest speaker, Dan Christmas, of Membertou as he talks about the Bras d’Or Lakes watershed at CBU/Unama’ki College.

October 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Breton University/Unama’ki College, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6L2 Canada
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October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The goal of the month is to help Nova Scotians build awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and to increase understanding of the province’s rich Mi’kmaq culture. Treaty Day, (October 1st) marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, and is followed by a number events hosted throughout the province, including some at CBU/Unama’ki College. Please see below to learn how to join in the celebrations. Wednesday, October 26, 2016…

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Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre presents…Speakers Series with Stephen J. Augustine

October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre, 65 Treaty Trail
Millbrook Mi'kmaw Community, NS b6l 1w3 Canada
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The Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre are pleased to announce that we will be having a Speakers Series during the Month of October to celebrate Mi’kmaq History Month.  This week we invite you to come and listen to Stephen J. Augustine.  So please come out and join us for a fun filled evening. See attached poster for more upcoming Speaker Series events: mikmaq-history-month-speaker-series-poster Presenter Bio: STEPHEN J. AUGUSTINE – October 26, 2016 from 6-8 pm Hereditary Chief Mi’Kmaq Grand Council…

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Darkening of the Moon

October 26, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Glooscap First Nation will host their youth at Grand Pre' and Blomindon to learn about the Darkening Moon with Mi'kmaw Storyteller Gerald Gloade.

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Eskasoni Cultural Journeys- Trail of Treats

October 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Goat Island Trail, Eskasoni, Nova Scotia B1W 1A1 Canada + Google Map

Eskasoni Cultural Journeys invites you to Trail of Treats! Come in costume and collect treats along the Goat Island Trail! October 28th, 2016 from 3:00pm-5:00pm Costs:  $5.00/per person OR $20.00/Family of 6 people **Visit each station and you have a chance to WIN an iPad!** Come out and have some great fun!

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Free

Journey with Brad Firth AKA “Caribou Legs” at Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

October 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6 Canada
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Please join  us for a presentation given by Brad Firth aka "Caribou Legs". Location:  Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Time:  1:00pm- 3:00pm Hear Brad Firth AKA "Caribou Legs" speak on the epidemic issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and what drove him to undertake this incredible journey across the country. This is a public event, and everyone is welcomed!

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November 2016
Free

Indigenous Perspectives on Racism

November 9, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3 Canada
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The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and The ENRICH Project are pleased to present Indigenous Perspectives, as part of the ongoing Racism series. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7pm Indigenous Perspectives How and why do the impacts of history persist? How is racism directly or indirectly manifested in our society?  What are our obligations to address racism? How do we reconcile divisions created by racism? How do we directly or indirectly reinforce racism?  How is racism holding us back?…

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February 2017

2017 Honouree Mi’kmaq Heritage: The Mi’kmaq Heritage Hockey Classic-Bury the Hachet

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre, 95 Maillard Street
Membertou, Nova Scotia B1S 3W4 Canada
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Join the Mi'kmaq Nation as we celebrate Heritage Day 2017, with a Mid-Winter Feast and 2 game hockey series. The Mi’kmaq community will host a two-game hockey challenge called The Mi’kmaq Heritage Hockey Classic – Bury the Hatchet, where Chifls and Council members will play members and staff of the Nova Scotia government. The first game will start at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre. Traditional Mid-winter Feast Following each game, both communities…

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2017 Honouree Mi’kmaq Heritage: The Mi’kmaq Heritage Hockey Classic- Bury the Hatchet

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rath Eastlink Community Centre, 625 Abenaki Road
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 0G6 Canada
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Join the Mi'kmaq Nation as we celebrate Heritage Day 2017, with a Mid-Winter Feast and 2 game hockey series. The Mi’kmaq community will host a two-game hockey challenge called The Mi’kmaq Heritage Hockey Classic – Bury the Hatchet, where Chifls and Council members will play members and staff of the Nova Scotia government.  The first of the two-game hockey challenge was held in Membertou on Feb. 18th. The second game will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Rath…

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March 2017

Giduwah and Mi’kmaw Knowledge Through Storytelling

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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The Indigenous Speakers Series presents Giduwah and Mi’kmaw Knowledge Through Storytelling:  Ancient Traditions in a Modern Form Wednesday March 22, 2017 6:30-8:30pm  Halifax Central Library In this event Catherine Martin (L’nu) and Sandra Muse Isaacs (Giduwah) bring us the living richness and complexities of Indigenous knowledges, storytelling and oral traditions, in multiple forms. Catherine Martin is a filmmaker & activist from the Millbrook Community (L’nu / Mi’kmaq), and currently MSVU Nancy's Chair. Sandra Muse Isaacs is a Giduwah / Eastern…

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