For over 10,000 years, the drum has been the heartbeat of Southwest Nova Scotia and in honour of National Aboriginal Day and the Summer Solstice, Acadia First Nation is hosting a groundbreaking event at White Point Beach Resort on June 20 and 21, Ancient Mi’kmaw Culture Re-Emerges.
Kejimkujik National Park is located in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, and is the only national park recognized as a national historic site in its entirety.
Join Matt Labrador, has he discusses the history and culture of the area -- including the images of daily life left behind from earlier generations, in the form of petroglyphs.
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Kejimkujik National Park: History in Stone - Nova Scotia, Canada
For ten thousand years, this rugged, sea-swept peninsula has been home to the Aboriginal people. Mi’kmaq and First Nations people have enriched this province with their legends, art, music, spirituality, history, and language.
The Mi’kmaq legends of mythic hero-god Glooscap give meaning to the extraordinary geography of this place. It was a meeting between Glooscap and a mighty whale that created the awesome tides of the Bay of Fundy, for instance. Visit the 18th century Mi’kmaq petroglyphs in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and embrace the spirit of this founding culture and its heritage as you tour Nova Scotia.
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