First Peoples, First Meetings: The French in Seventeenth Century Mi’kma’ki

June 21, 2017 to November 5, 2017

Opening June 21 at Museum of Natural History at 3 pm

On view Summer 2017

Indigenous stories are essential to who we are as Canadians. The story of Nova Scotia begins with the Mi’kmaq.  This new exhibit explores a period almost 250 years prior to Confederation shedding new light on early encounters and early relationships between the Mi’kmaq and French traders in seventeenth-century Mi’kma’ki, Discover story of kinship and alliance in a time of uncertain change.

Later this summer, follow online, as an archaeological excavation takes place in July at the trading post of Charles de la Tour in Port La Tour, Shelburne County.