Thursday, October 8, 2015

The people of Mi'kma'ki - a short history lesson

The Mi'kmaq Of Eastern Canada - Who We Are
by Trudy Sable and Julia Sable
A short overview of the people and the land

"According to archaelogical evidence, the Mi'kmaq people have lived in their homeland for approximately ten thousand years. The region they called Mi'kma'ki included what is now Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec, the north shore of New Brunswick and inland to the Saint John River watershed, eastern Maine, and part of Newfoundland, including the islands in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence as well as St. Pierre and Miquelon...."