Highlights / Mi’Kmaq

Arts & Entertainment, Indigenous

Paul McCartney praises Mi’kmaq cover of Blackbird

An Indigenous version of the Beatles’ classic song Blackbird performed by Nova Scotia high school students has garnered praise from Sir Paul McCartney. Students at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, N.S., led by music teacher Carter Chiasson released »

International, Society

Former RCI transmitter site – slow transformation

The former RCI transmitter site near Sackville New Brunswick, sold to a First Nations group, is now in the process of being absorbed into native reserve land and some as yet undetermined use. During the Second World War as Canada »

Indigenous

Indigenous licence plate celebrates Mi’kmaq people

Upon request, the province of Nova Scotia will issue vehicle owners a special licence plate designed to highlight the language, culture and identity of the Indigenous people of the area, the Mi’kmaq. In Canada, each province or territory is responsible »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Removing Cornwallis- facts vs modern social justice agenda

Recently the bronze statue of Edward Cornwallis was removed from a park in Halifax. It is the city he founded in 1749. A military officer, his mission was to establish a strong British presence on the east coast of mainland »

Indigenous, Society

Canada 150 Mi’Kma’Ki 13,000 in Nova Scotia

Canada 150, the celebration of this country’s sesquicentennial anniversary of confederating, is being eclipsed by the indigenous experience in Nova Scotia. Just Us!, the coffee shop in Grand Pre, Nova Scotia put up the statement on the sign, to the »