Keeping our Students Safe – LSK School

This school year has been very challenging for our schools across the province. Principals, teachers and school staff have been working extra hard to be innovative with their lessons in order to keep student safety at the top of their priority list. We had the opportunity to chat with some of our teachers to hear … Read more

Christmas Card Art Contest Winners!

We are pleased to announce our Christmas Card Art Contest winners! K-Grade 2 – Grace Johnson Grades 3-5 – Joshua Jermey-Ernst Grades 6-8 Jude Masty Grades 9-12 – Desna Doucette Thanks to everyone who submitted artwork!

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey Staff Updates

MKSIS Dave and Gloria have created a new support email for the MK SIS. In the event one of them is out of the office, a new support request will go to both of their emails to ensure a prompt response.Please share with your staff to email ac.unik@troppus_siskm for any MK SIS related questions and concerns.  **Please note: This new email … Read more

Online Christmas concert

Every year, the Atlantic Canada First Nation Help Desk and Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey host an online Christmas concert, with students joining live from their classrooms. This year, due to restrictions on singing in schools, we opened the concert up to anyone who was interested in participating from their homes. It was our best concert yet! We … Read more

Kepmitelsi and Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance (W2SA) Host Mi’kmaw History Month Workshop

The Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance (W2SA) and Kepmitelsi/Pride Eskasoni hosted educational and cultural activities to celebrate Mi’kmaw History Month on November 23rd, 2020. The theme was to explore concepts of gender, sexuality, and sex as Two-Spirit. The activities targeted youth to share knowledge and L’nu perspectives about being 2SLGBTQIA+. The workshops were interactive to provide a … Read more

Introducing Our Staff

Julien Strasfeld Our Multimedia Support Coordinator Julien Strasfeld (BA) specializes in technology education and integration and is a photographer and filmmaker. He has previously worked as the Digital Media Specialist for the Chignecto-Central Virtual School and Technician and Sales representative at Laurier Computers in Ottawa. In recent years he has been doing contract work for MK and … Read more

MECE Graduation

(Story from Chronicle Herald) After 18 months of learning how to care for children in their First Nation communities through a culturally competent lens, a group of women recently celebrated their graduation from a Mi’kmaw early childhood education pilot program at the Nova Scotia Community College.  The 13 Mi’kmaq women who participated in the Poqji-kina’masulti’kw … Read more

Treaty Education MOU

The province, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Millbrook First Nation have renewed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership to teach treaty education to children in all Nova Scotia schools. The agreement commits the three partners to teach treaty education in all classrooms and grades and ensures Nova Scotians and the civil service benefit from education about … Read more