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October 2017

Eskasoni Cultural Journeys

October 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

NFB’s Indigenous Cinema on Tour: The Sacred Sundance

October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Aldernery Gate Public Library, 60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4P8 Canada
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NFB's Indigenous Cinema on Tour: The Sacred Sundance The Alderney Gate Public Library invite you to attend a viewing of the film:  The Sacred Sundance. Under a sweltering July sky, participants in the sacred Sundance ceremony go four days without food or water. At the end of this gruelling experience, they'll pierce the flesh of their chests in an offering to the Creator. ~69 min Tuesday, October 10 | 1 p.m. Location:  Alderney Gate Public Library  

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Mi’kmaq History Month Puppet ShowTBD

October 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Halifax North Memorial Public Library, 2285 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B6 Canada
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Mi'kmaq History Month Puppet ShowTBD Ages 2-5 Come and celebrate Mi'kmaq culture and heritage with a puppet show that will bring Mi'kmaq stories to life. Thursday, October 12 | 10:30 - 11 a.m. Halifax North Memorial

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Ash Working Basket Workshop

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre, 65 Treaty Trail
Millbrook Mi'kmaw Community, NS b6l 1w3 Canada
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In Celebration of Mi'kmaq History Month, the Millbrook Culture and Heritage Centre with the support of The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq through the Province of Nova Scotia-Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Support4Culture, are able to have a 2 day Ash Working Basket Workshop.  The Instructor is Rebecca Labillois from Eel River Bar First Nations.  Rebecca has been doing basketry for about 30 years.  Her grandfather James Pictou passed this knowledge down to his daughter who then passed it…

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First Nation’s Culture in Our Region

October 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annapolis Region Community Arts Council (ARCAC), 396 St George St
Annapolis Royal, B0S 1A0

FIRST NATION’S CULTURE IN OUR REGION (Sun. Oct. 15, 3:00pm) As part of the 25th anniversary of King's Film Society, we're delighted to partner with ARCAC for an afternoon featuring special guest speakers and historical films that explore First Nation’s culture in our region. Please join us at ArtsPlace (2nd floor) where we’ll screen two NFB archival documentaries (early 1990s) by award-winning Mi’kmaq filmmaker Catherine Anne Martin. In between the films, artists Judy Pearson and her son Robbie McEwan of…

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Book Launch: Mi’kmaw Elder by Author Daniel Paul

October 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MacDonald Building, Dalhousie University, 6300 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2 Canada
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Born in a log cabin during a raging blizzard on Indian Brook Reserve in 1938, Mi'kmaw elder Daniel N. Paul rose to the top of a Canadian society that denied his people's civilization. When he was named to the Order of Canada, his citation called him a "powerful and passionate advocate for social justice and the eradication of racial discrimination." His Order of Nova Scotia honour said he "gives a voice to his people by revealing a past that the…

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Reading with Daniel Paul, author of Chief Lightning Bolt

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Halifax North Memorial Public Library, 2285 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3B6 Canada
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Author Daniel Paul Chief Lightning Bolt Please join Author Daniel Paul as he reads from his first novel, Chief Lightning Bolt, a life's journey set in pre-contact Mi'kmaq territory. Rather than telling a collision-of-cultures story, Paul shows readers the beautiful, vibrant culture that was lost to colonization. The novel follows Lightning Bolt's upbringing and rise to leader for his people, and shows readers the ceremonies, traditions, and teachings of the Mi'kmaw people. Daniel Paul is also the author of We…

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Wi’kupaltimk-Feast of Forgiveness~Film Screening and Discussion

October 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Film Screening and Discussion Wi'kupaltimk-Feast of Forgiveness To erase the foodways of a culture is to help erase its history - to feed is to survive and thrive. In Wi'kupaltimk, viewers learn about more than just wild food and feasts, they learn of the resiliency of Mi'kmaw foodways and traditions, without ignoring the paths that they have taken over the generations. Directed by Kent Martin and Salina Kemp. Event Location: Room 301 A Tastes Like Home program supported by the…

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Learning Mi’kmaq Perspectives to Protect our Environment for Future Generations: Air Element with Cathy Martin

October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
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Four Circles of Life: Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Learning Mi'kmaq Perspectives to Protect our Environment for Future Generations: Air Element with Catherine Martin Cathy Martin will speak about the significance in Mi'kmaq teachings of elements involving air --the sky, the stars, the moon, the ocean tides and the wind--and share some traditional stories and knowledge learned from others along her journey. As well, the importance of protecting the air that we breathe in order to ensure that we continue…

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Day to Honour Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Nova Scotia

October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, 50 Maillard Street
Membertou, Nova Scotia B1S 2M9 Canada
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In advance of the National Inquiry’s Nova Scotia Community Hearings, the Mi’kmaw Women Leaders Network invites the public to attend a day of Indigenous ceremony and community support events in Membertou First Nation Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017 Location: Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, 50 Maillard Street, Membertou, NS, and surrounding areas (as noted or to be announced) Select key events: 7 am: Sunrise Ceremony & Lighting of Sacred Fire 10 am: Canoe Arrival and Water Ceremony, Kings Road Shore…

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