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Edward Cornwallis considered: The man behind Halifax's divisive debate

The story of Edward Cornwallis in Nova Scotia is told two ways: The tale of a brave leader and his entourage of soldiers and settlers trying to survive in a new world, or the commander of a bloody and barbaric extermination campaign against Mi’kmaq inhabitants. 929 more words

Canada

Halifax classrooms could acknowledge Mi'kmaq land in daily announcements

Students across the Halifax Regional School Board could be learning more about Indigenous land and culture with the potential addition of a daily statement to morning announcements. 428 more words

Canada

Nova Scotia review of 'conquered people' brief complete, but minister won't comment

A review of a controversial Crown brief that implied the Mi’kmaq are a conquered people is now complete, but Nova Scotia’s justice minister refused Wednesday to divulge its contents. 336 more words

Canada

Organized rhyme: How Halifax's poet laureate became 'a change-maker'

A poet didn’t make history in Halifax last week, but she might have been the catalyst for changing how the city commemorates its history.

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News

Halifax to re-visit controversy over founder Edward Cornwallis

Halifax will again discuss what it might do about sites named for Edward Cornwallis, the city’s controversial founder who issued a bounty on the scalps of Mi’kmaq men, women and children. 578 more words

Politics

Church to change name to remove reference to Halifax's controversial founder

An African Baptist church that dates back to the early 1800s is changing its name to scrub it of any reference to Halifax’s controversial founder, who some say was guilty of a type of genocide against the Mi’kmaq. 701 more words

Canada

Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Center

This appears to be a wonderful Mi’kmaq cultural resource site, and no doubt the Centre itself is an even better experience… I will return to take a good look soon. 95 more words

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