Mi’kmaq History Month

October is Mi’kmaq History Month – Come Celebrate With Us!

Events:

Raising of the Mi’kmaq Flag
October 1st  3pm in front of Seton
Join the All Nations Female Drum Group, Dr. Donald Julien, Dr. Lumpkin and the Mount First Nation Community in the raising of the Mi’kmaq Flag.

Mi’kmaq Spirituality
October 9th 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Come join us at the Aboriginal Student Centre on campus and welcome Elder Alan Knockwood as he discusses Mi’kmaq Spirituality.

Free Traditional Mi’kmaq Feast
October 10th 11am-4pm
Come join us at the Aboriginal Student Centre on campus for a FREE Mi’kmaq Traditional Wi’kulpaltimk (feast): Moose Stew, Bannock, Pies, Deserts, Tea, Coffee and more… For Free!

Mi’kmaq Traditional Ceremonies
October 17th 11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm
Come join us at the Aboriginal Student Centre on campus and welcome Elder Brian Francis as he discusses Mi’kmaq Traditional Ceremonies.

Contemporary Mi’kmaq Food
October 21st 12:00pm
Come join us for lunch and help yourself to some contemporary Mi’kmaq food. Indian Tacos are on the menus in the cafeteria.

Mi’kmaq Book Discussion
October 22nd 2pm-3:30pm
Come join us at the Aboriginal Student Centre on campus and welcome Elder and Author Daniel Paul as he discusses his book “We were not the Savages” and Mi’kmaq history.

Mi’kmaq Talking Circle
October 28th 11am-3pm
Come join us at the Aboriginal Student Centre on campus and welcome Mount’s Elder Advisor, Jane Abram, as she will be on campus providing students advice through a Mi’kmaq Talking Circle.

Closing Ceremonies of Mi’kmaq History Month
October 31st 11am-2pm
Join us for free celebration cake and the closing of our Mi’kmaq History Month Celebrations.

ASC (Aboriginal Student Centre) is located at 46 Melody Drive (Lower level) 166 Bedford Highway, Mount Saint Vincent University.

For more information please contact:

Art Stevens
Aboriginal Students’ Coordinator
art.stevens@msvu.ca
902-457-6288

or

Nick PhillipsWellness Centre Coordinator
nicholas.phillips1@msvu.ca
902-957-2517

 

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