Red Road Mawio’mi

On Saturday March 20th, the Red Road Project held a Mawio’mi and virtual Powwow. The event, which was held in Halifax for participants who pre-registered, was also open to everyone across the Atlantic Provinces online. They had an amazing lineup of drummers and dancers who participated in person and online. The event was originally scheduled … Read more

Maple Tree Tapping at LSK school

We had some beautiful weather during the month of March and it was perfect for maple tree tapping. The cold nights and warm days made for perfect conditions to collect the sap. The students from grades 5-8 were taken out on their new school trail by their teacher Greg Marr. Under the guidance and with … Read more

Supporting our students – Post-Secondary advisors hired across the province

A new initiative began this year with the hiring of Post-Secondary advisors for our communities across the province. One of the gaps that our community Education Directors noticed over the years was the need to have someone dedicated to supporting our students after they leave high school. Although most Post-Secondary institutions have Indigenous Student Advisors, … Read more

School and Community News – ABMHS

50+ students sing in 4 languages in the spirit of reconciliation Story submitted by Carter Chaisson On behalf of Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni, First Nation, Nova Scotia, I’m excited to share with you our brand new song and video – Ancient and Forever. Ancient and Forever is a song by Nova Scotian musical … Read more

School and Community News – Pictou Landing First Nation

Celebrating Black History Month PLFN School students had many learning opportunities during Black History Month.Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we couldn’t have any in person guest speakers, but anti-racist activist Henderson Paris visited our classrooms via Zoom and inspired us with his stories of struggle against racism and hope for the future. Taking the Roof Off … Read more

School and Community News – Sipekne’katik

In collaboration with the Department of Natural Resources, the grades 7 – 12 students learned to clean muskrats, rabbits, coyotes and beavers, they also were taught the acquired skills to make various types of snares and animal adaptations in conjunction with netukulimk.  U’lukwej – Coyote Kopit – Beaver, Ki’kwesu – Muskrat.

Online Christmas Concert Contest Winners

Every year we do our Christmas Concert online. We usually do this concert using our video conferencing systems in schools. This year, we weren’t able to have the concert as we usually do so we decided to host the concert through zoom. We had an amazing line-up of talent and the concert was streamed through … Read more

MK SIS LOGO CONTEST RULES

Open to all Mi’kmaq Students in the province of NS The winner, by written agreement, will transfer all intellectual, proprietary and any or all other personal claim to the logo to MK upon receipt of the prize. The prize will include an 8th generation iPad with an Apple Pencil. The contest closes February 17, 2021 Winner will … Read more