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Mi'kmaq Research Collection

Two miscellaneous volumes of research materials accumulated on topics of Mi'kmaq interest, including papers on Mi'kmaq land rights, lithographs of treaties and copies of documents at the National Archives of Canada.


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The Indians of Labrador. A history in manuscript from by W. T. Lindsay.
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 7



Collection of Beamish Murdock's Mi'kmaq words, compiled 1871.
Date: 1871
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 7

Another collection of Mi'kmaq words by Murdock, 1864, is in MG 1: Murdock, B.



"A Survey of ethnohistorical materials in Nova Scotia" by Dr. V. P. Millar. Prepared for the National Museum of Man, Ottawa, 1974. 57 pp.
Date: 1974
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 1

Includes chapter on Public Archives of Nova Scotia.



Cover letter from H. J. Coady, District Ranger, which accompanied two drawings of old Mi'kmaq sites and two drawings of burial grounds in Halifax County.
Date: 1973
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 2



Copy of the Treaty of 1725 for Ratification at Annapolis, also called Treaty no. 239. On verso is renewal of Treaty of 1725 by St. John River Indians. his is a copy lithographed by Clarks of Halifax and is in poor condition.
Date: 1725
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 8

Many names.



Newspaper clipping of The Sunday Leader 22 Mar. 1925. Headline: "When the Micmacs buried the hatchet - The Treaty of Peace signed at Halifax in 1762 between the Chiefs and Jonathon Belcher - A wonderful document of great historical value."
Date: 1925
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 7

Features images of Mi'kmaq in traditional regalia, including Madeline Globe [sic], Joe Julian, John Sark, Mathew Frances, and Jeremiah Lonecloud "with wives and children."



Transcript of Treaty of Peace between Jonathan Belcher and Joseph Shabecholouct, Merimichi tribe, at Halifax, 25 June 1761.
Date: 1761
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 9



Laminated, incomplete copy of lithograph in MG 15 vol. 18 no. 8 cof the Treaty of 1725 for Ratification at Annapolis Royal. (Missing renewal of treaty in 1749, on verso.)
Date: 1725
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 10



Poor copy of treaty in MG 15 vol. 18 no. 8. Treaty of 1725 for Ratification at Annapolis Royal. Also, poor quality copy of lithograph of 1727 Ratification of the Treaty of 1725.
Date: 1725
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 11



Names of heads of Mi'kmaq families who resided at shubenacadie when the first attempt was made to form a settlement in 1816 and the estimate of improvements made my the Mi'kmaq at shubenacadie at their settlement. 5 Aug. 1818.
Date: 1818
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 12

Many names mentioned.



Newspaper clipping from The Hants Journal, 18 Jan. 1978. Headline: "Houses going up on Mic Mac reserve near Shubenacadie."
Date: 1978
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 13



Piece of paper with tally marks counting "male Indians" and "female." "
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 14

See MG 15 vol. 18 no. 15 for copy of census of Mi'kmaq in Queens County bearing corresponding numbers.



Copy of census of the Mi'kmaq in Queens County taken in 1841.
Date: 1841
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 15

No names. See MG 15 vol 18 no. 14 for tally sheet with corresponding numbers.



Biographical references to Nova Scotian Mi'kmaq compiled by Leslie Upton.
Date: 1977
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 16

Many names mentioned.



Collection of several items copied from PAC regarding a claim for land title: 1) A map of land in question located on Fairy Lake, Annapolis County, 31 Oct. 1864. 2) Certificates stating that the "Indian James Charles" has occupied and improved his land, Annapolis, 21 Oct. 1864. 3) Petition by James Charles to the Lieutenant Governor requesting confirmation of title of land, 2 Nov. 1864. 4) A written description of the land in question. 5) Recommendation that a lease be granted, 26 June 1867. 6) Letter from Robert Leslie to S.P. Fairbanks, Commissioner of Crown Lands, Halifax, asking that title be given to John Peter, for land which has been abandoned, Annapolis, 8 May 1866.
Reference no.: Mi'kmaq Research Collection Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 18 No. 17


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