First Peoples, First Meetings: The French in Seventeenth Century Mi’kma’ki

June 21, 2017 to November 5, 2017
Museum of Natural History, Halifax

On view Summer 2017 at the Museum of Natural History

Indigenous stories are essential to who we are as Canadians. The story of Nova Scotia begins with the Mi’kmaq.  This new exhibit explores a period almost 250 years prior to Confederation shedding new light on early encounters and early relationships between the Mi’kmaq and French traders in seventeenth-century Mi’kma’ki, Discover story of kinship and alliance in a time of uncertain change.

This summer, follow online, as an archaeological excavation takes place at the trading post of Charles de la Tour in Port La Tour, Shelburne County.


PhD student John Campbell continues to uncover a large feature in Unit B #NSMarchaeology #KatieCottreauRobins #novascotia #archaeology

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