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  • Essay on The Mi’kmaq Way of Life

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    The Mi’kmaq Way of Life Mi’kmaq was the spelling of a tribe of Indians that had first contact with European explorers in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Through the years, the name has been changed to what we know today as Mic Mac. The word Mi’kmaq derives from the word nikmak, which means “my kin-friends” or allies. The rich and descriptive Mi’kmaq language was a member of the Algonkin family. Although every Mi’kmaq can understand each other, the dialect varies between bands. For example

  • Road Trip on the Trans-Canada Highway Essay

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    Boyd’s Cove the trip takes a ferry south into Nova Scotia, where it goes to Shubenacadie. Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia is a community about 37 kilometers from the Trans-Canada highway. The community is a former producer of the Mic-Mac hockey stick. The Mi’kmaqs have played hockey and similar games as early

  • History Of Atlantic Canadian History And Its Impact On Our World

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    Since 1971, there has been some important and innovative changes in Atlantic Canadian historiography that has made an impact on our world. One of the greatest landmark’s in Atlantic Canadian history, in my opinion, was the resurgence of treaties rights for the Mi’gmaq and Maliseet nation. Thus, my focus for this essay will be on Mi’gmaq historiography in regards to fishing and treaty rights in the maritimes. There have been three well known fishing disputes in Atlantic Canada, ranging from the 1981

  • A Brief History of the Mi’kmaq

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    homogeneity of language, culture, and technology brought on by globalization or face extinction. Some peoples are doing what they can to fight the annihilation of their unique identity. One such culture is that of the Mi’kmaq of eastern Canada. A Brief History of the Mi’kmaq The Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy had inhabited the Atlantic region stretching from Maine to

  • First Nations Self-Governance of Education

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    Education within Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq communities has been heralded as a model in education self-governance for other First Nations. Yet, in 2013 the Nova Scotia Ministry on Mi’kmaq Education openly criticized the Provincial government for failing to mandate a sufficient amount of Mi’kmaq content throughout the Nova Scotia Kindergarten to grade twelve mainstream curriculums. In response the province stated that an increase in Mi’kmaq content from the two high school classes already in existence

  • Is The Crown At War With Us Analysis

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    In Is the Crown at War with Us?, it is apparent that the Mi’kmaq people are struggling to access their Aboriginal fishing rights because their rights have been limited by the Canadian government. The license to fish prevents them from going fishing with their children, thereby infringes on their right to raise their children according to their children. It is difficult to acquire fisheries license. The government brought back the fisheries license as means to regulate the industry. The government

  • Inuits And Mi Kmaq Analysis

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    Inuits and Mi’Kmaq One day the Inuits and the Mi'kmaq people wink at it again, but this time in facts. I will tell you about the facts of each of them, which is going to be about the housing what they eat and saw one. This paragraph is going to be all about the Inuits and what kind of environment they live in what housing and so on.Where the Inuits lived was in the arctic and Subarctic along the side of the arctic ocean and the Bering Sea. How this evidence supports the main point is this tells

  • Alton Gas Case Study

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    from the Department of Environment’ were issued by the provincial government. However, Mi’kmaq residents and members of the Sipekne’katik Band have greatly opposed this project since it was announced in 2002. The Alton Gas plan is a serious threat to Mi'kmaq wellbeing because it has the potential to contaminate groundwater, surface water, and

  • MiMaq Creation Story Analysis

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    Mi’kmaq and Abenaki people use their creation stories to tell how things came to be in the world. These traditional stories are shared from generation to generation to help natives help define who they are as a unique group of people. Art, sculptures, carvings, songs, stories, and spiritual rituals are all ways where both native groups celebrate their culture and tell their creation story. Mi’kmaq The Mi’kmaq people live primarily in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. The Mi’kmaq

  • Native Culture In Avatar

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    aspects give viewers a window into real native culture. As the movie progresses, it dives deeper into the Na’vi’s practices and beliefs. These views are very similar to natives such as the Mi’kmaq. It is heavily enforced that everything done in the world affects the energy and balance in Avatar, for the Mi’kmaq it is very similar. For example, The Creation Story describes everything needed in life to have balance, with too much or too little of these characteristics could cause unbalance. While the