The South Shore Regional School Board encourages everyone to share in the celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month 2015 during the month of October and throughout the year.
The theme of Mi’kmaq History Month 2015 is Wapna’kikewaq, People of the Dawn. This is the International Year of Light.
There are valuable educational resources on the subject of Mi’kmaq History available. There are a number of on-line resources listed below that will provide information and insight into the many contributions made by the Mi’kmaq.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Glooscap Heritage Centre
Mi’kmaq Resource Guide (Nova Scotia Archives)
Mi’kmaq Resource Centre-Cape Breton University
Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative-Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn
Native Council of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Museum
Office of Aboriginal Affairs – Province of Nova Scotia
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Veterans Affairs Canada