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Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

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Mikmaq200100005

"Micmac wigwams, Nova Scotia"
Date: ca. 1863- ca. 1873
Reference no.: Walter Kauzman Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1989-268, no. 15

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Mikmaq200100023

"Three Indian children"
Date: 1908
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Photo Drawer - Places - Pictou Lighthouse Album, p. 7

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Mikmaq200100024

Mi'kmaq woman and three children
Date: 1908
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Photo Drawer - Places - Pictou Lighthouse Album, p. 8

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Mikmaq200500146

"Commissioner's House in the Naval Yard, Halifax"
Date: 1804
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1979-147, no. 225

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Mikmaq200100093

"Perspective View of the Province House Building, 1819"
Date: 1819
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1979-147, no. 603

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Mikmaq200100127

"Good old Barney Francis of Charlottetown, P.E.I., who established a new Maritime record for the mile run and won a place on Canada's Olympic Team."
Date: 1923
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives The Sunday Leader, Halifax, N.S., 14 Oct. 1923

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Mikmaq201606401

List of Mi'kmaq in Pictou in 1800
Date: 1800
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 46

Contains many Mi'kmaq names of heads of families, numbers of males, females, and children under 12.

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Mikmaq201606429

Account of Mi'kmaq belinging to Queens County
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 57

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Mikmaq201606900

Letter from Thomas Crawley to Sir Rupert George regarding the survey of Chapel Island and activities of settlers in Wagmatcook. Sworn to 16 Jan 1833.
Date: 1833
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 3

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Mikmaq201606064

Report of Joseph Howe regarding the reserve at Indian Brook
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 64-69 - to transcribe

Includes a discussion of a white girl adopted by Gorham Paul and his wife.

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Mikmaq201606130

Letter from James Dawson of Pictou to Joseph Howe regarding the "civilization" [i.e. assimilation] of the Mi'kmaq.
Date: 1842
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 127-129 - to transcribe

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Mikmaq201606182

Letter from Nicholl to Joseph Howe requesting that all correspondence to him be sent to Digby. Howe's letters to Nicholl keep getting lost. Report on activity at Bear River. Requests agricultural supplies of seeds, grain etc.
Date: 1843
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 181-183 - to transcribe

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Petition of Thomas Hammond for land where he will not be inconvenienced by white people. He had a lot in Shubenacadie but married a woman of Gold River who would not leave that locality. The land is not sufficient to support the fourteen persons who live there. He asks for other land. An order for 50 acres is sent to T. Crandle.
Date: 1823
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests - Land grant registration books series Nova Scotia Archives RG 20 Ser. A - Hammond, Thomas

Microfilm 15736

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Mikmaq201727037

Petition of Joseph Luxey and four other Mi'kmaq men who are permanent settlers at Roseway River, Long Island, Shelburne County. They have lived in one location for the past 25 years and are the fathers of 24 children. They ask a grant of the Island. Licence of Occupation granted for 200 acres.
Date: 1819
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests - Land grant registration books series Nova Scotia Archives RG 20 Ser. A - Luxey, Joseph & Four Other Indians

Microfilm 15726

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Mikmaq201723821

Temperance petition from the Micmac Division of the Sons of Temperance, Halifax.
Date: 1866
Reference no.: Nova Scotia House of Assembly - Assembly petitions series Nova Scotia Archives RG 5 Series P, Vol. 19, No. 183

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