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Letter from William James Anderson of Pictou to G.R. Young regarding Joe Wilmot, a Mi'kmaq from Pictou who desires to send his sons to Pictou [?] Academy. Anderson recommends that the boys be removed entirely from their families and sent to board with a white woman, Miss Wilson, a teacher at the Infant School, and only allowed to visit their families occasionally.
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 57

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Copy of an Act to provide for the instruction and permanent settlement of the Mi'kmaq
Reference no.: Commissioner of Public Records - Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 432 pp. 9 - to transcribe

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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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Letter from Angus MacDonald to Rt. Rev. Dr. Fraser, Bishop of Halifax, reporting on success of Indian farming in Cape Breton.
Date: 1844
Reference no.: Commissioner of Indian Affairs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 3 No. 80

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John Gloade's petition to the Lieutenant-Governor for land near Annapolis.
Date: 1845
Reference no.: Commissioner of Indian Affairs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 3 No. 89

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Document by P.W. regarding the Mi'kmaq families who have settled at Bear River under the guidance of Andrew Meuse. February 12, 1830
Date: 1830
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 17 No. 11

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Letter, or draft of a letter, from P. Wiswall regarding James Meuse's plan"for settling and civilizing a part of his tribe." Includes a faint, mostly illegible response from Thomas Hitchenson [?].
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 17 No. 28

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Letter regarding the Mi'kmaq settlement at Bear River. Digby. October 22.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 17 No. 34

Letter written in a very negative tone. Incomplete.

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Letter to Wiswall from James Kempt concerning a plan to "settle and civilize" part of a Mi'kmaq tribe- a proposal to gain possession of the land for a reservation and to inquire into its condition.
Date: 1825
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 2

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Letter from Rupert George to Wiswall stating that Wiswall's notes on Mi'kmaq life have served greatly and have entertained His Excellency, Sir James and friends in Halifax. Continue if condescending support is is ensured including that for the chapel. George recommends Wiswall to the New England Company whose object is the "civilization and instruction" of Mi'kmaq and people of African descent, for support of the settlement.
Date: 1828
Reference no.: Peleg Wiswall Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 979, File 8, No. 10

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One page account of the history of the Mi'kmaq and the struggle to preserve the culture in the future. entitled "The Micmac Indians: Their past, present and future." from the Nova Scotia Museum. Taken from a Joint Position Paper presented by the Union of Nova Scotia Indians.
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 36

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The ... annual report of the Nova Scotia Micmac Missionary Society.
Date: Halifax, N.S. : "Christian Messenger" Office, 1863-[1868?]
Published: Halifax, N.S. : "Christian Messenger" Office, 1863-[1868?]
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Library E 99 M6 M62

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The ... annual report of the Committee of the Micmac Missionary Society.
Date: Halifax, N.S. : Christian Messenger Office, 1850-1862.
Published: Halifax, N.S. : Christian Messenger Office, 1850-1862.
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Library E 99 M6 M62

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The federal Indian day schools of the Maritimes / W.D. Hamilton.
Author: Hamilton, W. D.
Date: Fredericton, N.B. : Micmac-Maliseet Institute, 1986.
Published: Fredericton, N.B. : Micmac-Maliseet Institute, 1986.
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Library E 97.5 H222

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Out of the depths : the experiences of Mi'kmaw children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia / Isabelle Knockwood with Gillian Thomas.
Author: Knockwood, Isabelle,
Date: Lockeport, N.S. : Roseway, c1992.
Published: Lockeport, N.S. : Roseway, c1992.
Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Library E 99 M619 K72 1992

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