Treaty Day 2020

Treaty Day celebrations are held on October 1 to honour the relationship and the important contribution of the Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia.

Treaty Day marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, which this year focuses on plant knowledge and use.

Online celebrations

Due to COVID-19, most of this year’s Treaty Day celebrations are being marked online.

Watch video message from Stephen McNeil, premier of Nova Scotia video message

Watch video messages from dignitaries and recorded events, including unveiling the 2020 Mi’kmaq History Month poster

2020 Mi’kmaq History Month poster


For more information about treaty education, visit Treaty Eduction website.