News releases from L'nu Affairs

Legislation Enshrines Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s First Language

L'nu Affairs

Legislation introduced today, April 7, recognizes Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language and will support efforts to preserve and promote it now and for future generations.

Minister's Statement on the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Community Services / L'nu Affairs

I am deeply saddened by the decision of the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre to close the North Park Street shelter on December 31. The centre remains a valuable partner.

New Exhibit Explores Mi’kmaq Connection to Land and Sea

Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage / L'nu Affairs

Nova Scotians can learn more about the experiences of Mi’kmaw communities through a new exhibit, featuring Mi’kmaw historian and guest curator Salina Kemp, at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax.

Spring Legislation will Enshrine Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s First Language

L'nu Affairs / Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage

Mi’kmaq is Nova Scotia’s first language and legislation next spring will help preserve, revitalize and promote it.

Treaty Day Honours Relationship with Mi’kmaq

L'nu Affairs

The Province is marking its 35th annual Treaty Day today, October 1, by celebrating the many contributions of the Mi’kmaq and recognizing the significance of Nova Scotia’s relationship with Mi’kmaq people.

New Sign at Canso Causeway Welcomes Motorists to Unama’kik

L'nu Affairs

In recognition of Mi’kmaq people, language and the significant geographical location, motorists travelling across the Canso causeway will be welcomed by a new sign in Mi’kmaq, Pjila’si Unama’kik.