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Mi'kmaq Creation Story (Tan-wet-abeg-sol-teagw - Where we come from)

A Canadian Museum of Civilization Presentation
Produced by  GAPC

The following two videos (parts one and two) feature a version of the Mi’kmaq Creation Story (Tan-wet-abeg-sol-teagw – Where we come from) explaining not only the origins of the world and its inner relationships that ties everything to all else but also the Gepmi-talemunetj-jijaamijk or the Honouring the Seven Spirit. 68 more words

What Are Mi'kmaq Indigenous Rights? (Intro & "Way of Life Rights"

A right is defined as “The general ideological position associated with opposition to imposing greater social and economic equality and with maintaining traditional moral values and institutions.” To further the scope of this definition, we need to be able to identify what an indigenous right is. 439 more words

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Into the Sweat Lodge


Writing is a powerful thing. It is thought given form, and set down to last for the ages. And in the last few days the peers I have in this course have demonstrated again and again that they are powerful writers and powerful agents of change in the classroom and in the world. 791 more words


The home of our hearts day 5: The Sydney Tar Ponds and keeping the spark alive

The fifth and final day of the workshop started off with a tour of the Sydney Tar Ponds. The tar ponds are a massive contaminated site originating from the production of coke (a derivative of coal), a popular fuel used by the steel plants in Cape Breton to heat their furnaces. 589 more words