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    Ta 'n Teli-ktlamsitasit- Ways of believing is a book in the Canadian Ethnography Series and it 's written by Angela Robinson. The book takes place predominately in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia between 1997 and 2001 while according to the book Angela was doing her field research there. “ Between July 1997 and April 2000, I conducted three separate periods of participant-observation research in Cape Breton. My first two visits were spent mostly on the island of Potolek, where I attended the annual St.Anne 's Mission..” (Robinson, 2005) The purpose or objective when writing this book was according to the preface of the book was to ensure that students at the undergraduate level learned and understood about the history, lives, traditions, and recent events of the Mi 'Kmaq of Nova Scotia and the three religions practiced there. (Robinson, 2005) Angela Robinson states that she is qualified to write this book on the Mi 'Kmaw religions because she has spent a lot of time with the Mi 'Kmaq people during her field work over the years of research, becoming involved in their rituals, traditions, pilgrimages, lives and conducting numerous formal and informal interviews. Robinson has throughly studied and experienced the religions that she writes about in this book. (Robinson, 2005) “In addition to attending the St.Anne 's Mission at Potolek for three consecutive years, at Eskasoni I attended funerals, weekly masses, special liturgical celebrations...I also attended a powwow, a sweat, and several…

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    Compare and contrast Have you’ve ever been told a story by a carving? As you read you will notice many interestings facts about the Inuit people and the Mi’kmaq people. Let me tell you a little bit about what you will be reading, so there is the similarities, and the differences about the Mi’kmaq people and the Inuit people. Lets first start with the Mi’kmaq people! What kind of house do you live in? Well the Mi’kmaq people live in these houses called a wigwam, unlike the Inuit people they do…

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    R V. Marshall Case Study

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    Donald Marshall, was a Mi’Kmaq Indian who was charged with three offences found in the federal fishery regulations: Fishing without a license, selling eels without a license, and fishing during the close season. In the first decision, the Supreme Court of Canada held that Donald Marshalls practice of catching and selling eels was valid and legal, so found under the 1760 and 1761 treaties between the Mi’kmaq and Britain. Known specifically as the Burying the Hatchet ceremony, it was one of many…

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    Calder Case Summary

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    It is immaterial that Mi’kmaq first nation people have gathered and used firewood cut from the forest in the area, but in as much as the lands in question remain Crown lands, unauthorized logging without the appropriate provincial licence is a punishable offence by…

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    How would you like to learn some awesome facts about the Inuits and the Mi’Kmaq, well, this is the essay for you! In this essay you will learn some differences and similarities between the Inuits and the Mi’Kmaq. I will, explain to you why the differences are the differences and why the similarities are similarities between the Inuits and the Mi’Kmaq. In this paragraph I will, tell you One similarity for them and, I will explain why this is a similarity. The similarity is That both of them live…

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    “The criminal justice system failed Donald Marshall, Jr. at virtually every turn from his arrest and wrongful conviction for murder in 1971, up to, and even beyond, his acquittal by the Court of Appeal in 1983.” What is one to do when racism overshadows the law? For Donald, there was nothing that he could do. His background made him susceptible to having an unfair accusation take away countless years of his life that he won’t ever get back, and unfortunately, that was the norm for many Mi’kmaq…

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    reference and reports to the government on how any change might be achieved”(dictionary.com, n.d). The commissioners involved in the Donald Marshall case were politicians, members of the media, Natives, Black organizations, members of the legal community and individual citizens. Specifically, Some people involved in Donald Marshall’s case were Alex Denny, James Henderson, Joy Mannette, M.E Turpell/Aki-Kwe, Bob Wall, Alexander Hickman, Lawrence Poitras, and Gregory Evens. Alex Denny is the Grand…

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    Raddall, a noted Nova Scotia historical novelist: “When the soldiers were transferred to military posts along the Saint Lawrence and Great Lakes, they took the game with them; and for some time afterwards continued to send to Dartmouth Indians for the necessary sticks.” As would be expected, coincident with the evolution of the game of Ice Hockey, the basic rules and the equipment with which the game was first played also developed in Nova Scotia – wooden pucks; one-piece sticks made by the…

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    Many theories revolve around creation stories told by various tribes across North America. These stories originate mostly by region, with similar stories being told by multiple tribes within the same regions. For example, according to the Canadian Museum of History, the Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot and Abenaki peoples of the eastern, Atlantic region of Canada tell of the creator Glooscap. Glooscap is a being that made the world a place that Humans could inhabit (Metalic, E.,…

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    as well as changing fashions; fur coats and other fur clothing became less fashionable and more controversial. Pollution and conflicts over fishing rights also undermined fishing as a source of income. From the 1940s to the 1960s, towns and suburbs were growing rapidly in Canada and economic development was in full swing. During this period, the federal government relocated a. Umber of Aboriginal people from their traditional lands. The main reasons for the relocations from governments point of…

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