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Aboriginal Peoples: The Mi'kmaq: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage __ "Historians and archaeologists differ as to when the Mi'kmaq first came to Newfoundland. Newfoundland Mi'kmaq oral tradition holds that the Mi'kmaq were living in Newfoundland prior to European contact. There is some historical evidence that the Mi'kmaq were living in Newfoundland by the 16th century, and by the 17th century there are increasing references to the Mi'kmaq in the historical record." History and culture - illustrated - From Memorial University of Newfoundland - http://www.heritage.nf.ca/aboriginal/micmac.html

Big Cove First Nations ___"Our Web site has featured several facilities and programs found on the Reserve. We have also included pictures to most of the facilities along with contact information, up and coming special events but also on-going programs in our community. We also highlighted a few of our Entrepreneurs, as well as selected Mi'kmaq links that may interest you." - Illustrated - From the Big Cove First Nation - http://www.bigcoveband.com/ 

Carved in Stone: Mi'kmaw Petroglyphs ___For excellent general information about petroglyphs and to view some examples of those recorded in 1887 by George Creed, check out this website. Excellent text accompanies the tracings and provides an insight into the culture of the people who made the carvings. - Illustrated - From the Nova Scotia Museum of Cultural History - http://museum.gov.ns.ca/imagesns/petroglyphs/index.html 

Facts For Kids: Micmac Indians ___This page poses and answers 18 questions about the Micmac people. Link via the highlighted text to access images and further information about the topic at hand. - Text only - From Native Americans for Kids - http://www.geocities.com/bigorrin/mikmaq_kids.htm

 

Info Sheet - The Mi'kmaq __ Here you will find many aspects of Mi'knaq life and history. "The First Nations People of Nova Scotia are known as the Mi'kmaq. At the time of first contact with European explorers in the 16th and 17th centuries the Mi'kmaq lived in the region now known as the Maritime provinces and the Gaspé peninsula. Later they also settled in New England and Newfoundland. The Mi'kmaq called themselves L'nu'k, meaning "the people." The term Mi'kmaq comes from their word nikmak, meaning "my kin-friends." - illustrated - From Nova Scotia Museum - http://museum.gov.ns.ca/arch/infos/mikmaq1.htm 
 
Listuguj First Nation ___The map shows this First Nation's location in eastern Quebec. - Illustrated - From Listuguj First Nation Government - http://www.johnco.com/firstnat/listuguj.html

Micmac ___Location, population, names, language, sub-nations, current villages and reserves, culture and history. - Text only - From Lee Sultzman - http://www.dickshovel.com/mic.html 

Micmac Medicines, Foods and Teas ___"... plants and trees used as traditional medicines, foods and teas, by the Mi'kmaq people of Atlantic Canada." Click on each plants name to get further information. - Illustrated - From NativeTech - http://www.nativetech.org/lacey/

Mi'kmaq Language and the Mi'kmaq Indian Tribe ___You can link to relevant information by clicking on the highlighted text in these brief paragraphs. Topics covered are language, people and history. - Text only - From Native Languages of the Americas - http://www.native-languages.org/mikmaq.htm 

Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection ___"This website features 800 selections from the Nova Scotia Museum's Mi'kmaq Portraits Database... The Nova Scotia Museum's Mi'kmaq Portraits database is a collection of portraits and illustrations in various media, of the Mi'kmaq of Atlantic Canada." - Illustrated - From the Nova Scotia Museum - http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mikmaq/

Mi'kmaw Language, Spirituality & Medicine ___An essay (not suited to younger grades) about this people's religious beliefs and medicinal practices. - Text only - From the Native Council of Nova Scotia - http://mrc.uccb.ns.ca/culture.html 

Native Lore: MicMac Creation Story ___"This story has been passed down from generation to generation since time immemorial and it explains how Mik'Maq people came into existence in North America." Read it here. - Text only -  From Native Lore - http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/lore21.html   

Prince Edward Island b. Mi'kmaq Community ___Give the images a click to access a page from which you can download them for personal use only. Good text accompanies each photo. - Illustrated - From Prince Edward Island Official Website - http://www.gov.pe.ca/firsthand/index.php3?number=43768 



Religious Traditions of the Micmac of Newfoundland ___Is there a Micmac curse? Find out here as you read these interesting stories from Micmac lore. - Text only - From Dr. Hans Rollmann - http://www.mun.ca/rels/native/micmac/micmac1.html 

Welcome to Chapel Island ___Useful information, especially for band members, in such categories as band council, health care and education for this Mi'kmaw First Nation in Nova Scotia. - Text only - From the Chapel Island First Nation - http://www.chapelisland.ednet.ns.ca/main.html 

Welcome to the Official Website of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs ___This page offers an overview. more specific information is available from the topic buttons to the left of your screen. These include government, history and legal issues. - Occasional illustration - From the Aroostook Band of Micmacs - http://www.micmac-nsn.gov/index.html 

 

 

 

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