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Halifax - Lunenburg

Lunenburg is a port town, located on the Fairhaven Peninsula at the western side of Mahone Bay, approximately 50 miles southwest of the county boundary with the Halifax Regional Municipality and 25 miles (by water) from Peggy’s Cove. 1,332 more words

Architecture

Adding Aboriginal name to controversial PEI site an 'insult' says Mi'kmaq leader

A member of the Mi’kmaq Nation traditional government says adding an Indigenous name to a Prince Edward Island historic site that bears the name of a controversial British general is a “grave insult” to his people. 183 more words

Canada

‘Mi’kmaq Bullies Get Their Way’

“This is not the way to run a city, based on threats of violence.”
–Halifax city councillor.

“A recent decision by the Halifax City Council to tear down their own city’s history is but the latest example of a nation eager to dismantle its founders. 3,989 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

‘Mi’kmaq Bullies Get Their Way’

“This is not the way to run a city, based on threats of violence.”
–Halifax city councillor.

“A recent decision by the Halifax City Council to tear down their own city’s history is but the latest example of a nation eager to dismantle its founders. 3,986 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

Mi’kmaq elder calls for revocation of scalping proclamation

For Daniel Paul, a Mi’kmaq elder, an old piece of offensive and outdated legislation is on his mind, and he’s urging both the federal government and the Nova Scotia legislature to hear him out. 264 more words

Canada

Controversial Cornwallis statue removed from Halifax park

Isaiah Bernard always avoided driving by a statue of Halifax’s controversial military founder. For him, it was an obtrusive reminder of Edward Cornwallis’s bloody and barbaric extermination campaign against his Mi’kmaq ancestors. 746 more words

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