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SITES ABOUT THE MI'KMAQ:

The following are links to sites with information regarding the Mi'kmaq, past and present, that you might find interesting and useful:

NAME DESCRIPTION
Atlantic Canada's FNs Help Desk Another well-designed site, with language resources including a talking dictionary and a selection of MP3 files of Mi'kmaw songs.
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection An excellent site run by the Nova Scotia Museum, with online access to over 800 images from the museum's collection.
Cape Breton University's Mi'kmaq Resource Center Various resources for those studying the Mi'kmaw culture.
Native Languages of the Americas: Mi'kmaq Offered by the Native Languages of America non-profit organization, this page offers extensive information regarding the Mi'kmaw language, with links galore to other language-related resources.
Native Council of Nova Scotia The NCNS's site provides information about Mi'kmaw culture, and also comprehensive lists of links to various organizations, resources, services and reserves.

 
Firstvoices - Mi'kmaw Language Archive This is an "Online Language Archive" created through the First Peoples Cultural Foundation. The site contains songs, stories, phrases and words. It also has a section with Interactive games and activities created in Macromedia Flash. 
Micmac-Maliseet Nations News Limited information about this newspaper, but you can arrange a subscription through the site.
Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide This Nova Scotia Archives site provides a wealth of information about culture and history, but more importantly, it has searchable listings of the many Mi'kmaw-related documents held in the archives. Of particular interest is the Genealogy section.
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq The CMM site provides links to learn more about various services, as well as links to sites operated by various Mi'kmaw communities. Some cultural information is also presented here.
Mi'kmaw Hieroglyphic Bible This Catholic site provides pages from Kauder's "Buch das Gut", a bible printed using original and modified Mi'kmaw ideography.
Mi'kmaw Legends This page from First People of America and Canada : Turtle Island contains an index to over 50 Mi'kmaw legends.
Mi'kmaw Talking Dictionary This Catholic site provides pages from Kauder's "Buch das Gut", a bible printed using original and modified Mi'kmaw ideography.

L'nui'sultinej L'nui'sultinej ('let us speak our language') is an annual conference which brings together Mi'kmaq people from across the Mi'kmaq Nation to look at education issues related to language preservation, enhancement and revitalization.

Mi'kmaq Association of Cultural Studies The aim of MACS is to promote, maintain and protect the customs, language history, tradition and culture of the native Mi'kmaq people, and to facilitate and promote understanding and awareness to the cultural heritage of native Mi'kmaq people amongst the general public through education.

Mi'kmaw FN websites The following is a list of Mi'kmaw First Nations, with website links as we can track them down.
 
Reserve Town and Province   Reserve Town and Province
Abegweit FN Scotchfort PE Sipeknekatik FN Shubenacadie NS
Acadia FN Yarmouth NS Indian Island FN Indian Island NB
Annapolis Valley FN Cambridge Station, NS Kingsclear FN Kingsclear FN NB
Aroostook Band of Micmacs Presque Isle, ME Lennox Island FN Lennox Island PE
Bear River FN Bear River NS Listuguj FN Listiguj QC
Buctouche FN Buctouche NB Membertou FN Sydney NS
Esgenoopetitj FN Burnt Church NB Metepenagiag FN Red Bank NB
    Miawpukek FN Conne River NF
Eel Ground FN Eel Ground NB Millbrook FN Truro NS
Eel River Bar FN Eel River Bar NB Oromocto FN Oromocto NB
Elsipogtog FN Big Cove NB Pabineau FN Pabineau FN NB
Eskasoni FN Eskasoni NS Paqtnkek FN Afton NS
Fort Folly FN Dorchester NB Pictou Landing FN Trenton NS
    Potlotek FN Chapel Island NS
Gesgapegiag FN Gesgapegiag PQ St George's Bay Mi'kmaq St George's Bay NF
Glooscap FN Horton NS Wagmatcook FN Baddeck NS
Horton FN Hantsport NS Waycobah FN Cape Breton NS

 

OTHER CANADIAN SITES:

The following are links to other sites in Canada that are First Nations-related:

NAME DESCRIPTION
Metis National Council The home site for the MNC, with lots of information about issues regarding the Metis nation in Canada
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples The home site for the CAP, which deals with issues regarding Aboriginal people living off-reserve
Assembly of FNs The home site for the AFN provides information and links regarding many services, programs and issues involving Aboriginal people in Canada.
Metis Federation of Canada The home site for the MFC, which represents a sizable portion of Metis people in Canada
Johnco FNs Information Project This site is intended to be a comprehensive list of USEFUL on-line Aboriginal resources of all kinds, including businesses, organizations, communities and economic resources. 
Early Canadiana Online The ECO site has online access to over 1, 290,000 pages of Canadian documents, dating back as far as 350 years. A wonderful research resource.
 

MEDIA SITES:

The following are links to online Aboriginal news media and e-zine sites:

NAME DESCRIPTION
Alberta Sweetgrass AMMSA's Alberta aboriginal newspaper.
APTN The Aboriginal People's Television Network of Canada
Buffalo Spirit A publication for those aboriginal people who are trying to learn more about themselves and their culture
Eastern Door A community newspaper serving the Mohawk people of Kahnawake.
FNs Drum A cross-Canada magazine for aboriginal news and articles.
First Perspective A cross-Canada magazine for aboriginal news and articles. (Taiga Communications)
  Indian Country Today A weekly American online newspaper.
Native American Times A comprehensive American magazine with a broad range of articles.
Native Peoples Magazine This American magazine specializes in arts- and lifestyle-related articles.
Ontario Birchbark AMMSA's Ontario aboriginal newspaper.
Raven's Eye AMMSA's British Columbia and Yukon's aboriginal newspaper.
Saskatchewan Sage AMMSA's Saskatchewan aboriginal newspaper.
SAY Magazine The 'Spirit of Aboriginal Youth' lifestyle magazine's website. 
Windspeaker AMMSA's Canada-wide aboriginal newspaper.
 

OTHER SITES:

The following are links to other First Nations-related sites:

NAME DESCRIPTION
  American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) The AISES Mission Statement: "American Indian Science & Engineering Society promotes excellence, leadership and opportunities in education and professional development for American Indians and Alaska Natives. AISES enriches the fields of science and engineering with Native traditions and strengthens communities with knowledge, resources and innovation."
  FNs Issues of Consequence This is the infamous 'dickshovel.com', with a wealth of eclectic information about Aboriginal issues. Jordan Dill's interests are wide-ranging, and it's all here.
  First People of America and Canada: Turtle Island A very well laid-out child-friendly site with lots of good information about many FNs: 1400+ legends, 400+ agreements and treaties, 2000+ pictures, free clipart and more.
  Index of Native American Resources A site that seeks to provide a comprehensive set of links to sites dealing with all things Native American, including music, arts, cultures, languages, museums... the list is almost endless. The site is intended primarily for use by FNs people.
  Indigenous Peoples' Literature A non-profit educational resource and collaboration dedicated to the indigenous peoples of the world and to the enrichment it can bring to all people. An impressive archive of cultural material about the indigenous peoples of the world, ranging from literature and music to prayers and history. Many links to full-text documents and other resources, all arranged by tribe and Nation.
  National Museum of the American Indian This is the Smithsonian Institute's NMAI homepage
  Nativetech.org An amazing site, with tonnes of information about Aboriginal technology and arts, with heavy emphasis on how it's done traditionally by the Eastern Woodlands peoples.
  Nativeweb.org This site is run by a non-profit organization that aims to provide information about indigenous cultures anywhere. In addition to their own resources, the site holds many categorized links about almost any aspect of being indigenous.
  Native American Images Native American Images is a web "magazine" devoted to the images of Native American People, Places and Land. It is intended to inform you, inspire you, entertain you. If you are a student of Native American Studies, hopefully Native American Images will be a useful resource to you.
  Native Languages of the Americas A small non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting American Indian languages, particularly through the use of Internet technology. The site is, or will be, a compendium of online materials about more than 800 indigenous languages of the Western Hemisphere and the people that speak them. 
  White Buffalo Wellbriety Site White Bison offers sobriety, recovery, addictions prevention, and wellness/Wellbriety learning resources to the Native American community. Also, check out their wonderful Elder's Meditation of the Day page.
 
 
   
   

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