October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. Mi’kmaq History Month builds awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and celebrates Mi’kmaq culture.
In 1993, Premier John Savage and Mi’kmaw Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy declared October as the official month to recognize and celebrate Mi’kmaw culture and heritage.
October 1, Treaty Day, marks the beginning of Mi'kmaq History Month. There are a variety of events occurring this month on campus and all across Nova Scotia.
Here are some of the events taking place on campus:
A tour at the art gallery of #callresponse on Wednesday, October 3 at 12 p.m.
The SMU Indigenous Blanket Exercise on Friday, October 5 at 10 a.m.
The Mi'kmaq Flag Raising taking place on Thursday, October 11 at 12 p.m.
For more information on events taking place across campus, visit the SMU events calendar.