The Society's TRC Working Group advises, monitors and supports Council in their work and governance on Truth & Reconciliation. Review their 2020-2021 Plan.
October 1st is Treaty Day & October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. This month is dedicated to help Nova Scotians increase their knowledge and awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage.
We support efforts that ensure that Treaty Rights are protected. It has been 21 years since the landmark Marshall decision which confirmed that the Mi’kmaq have the right to fish and sell their harvest for a moderate livelihood.
September 30th is Orange Shirt Day when we honour the Indigenous children who were taken from their families to attend residential schools in Canada.Continue reading “Recognizing Orange Shirt Day”
National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21 is an official day of celebration to recognize and honour the culture, unique history, outstanding achievements and influences by First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada.