St. Anne's Mission
Region: Bras d’Or Lake
Community: Potlotek First Nation
The Mi’kmaw of Potlotek First Nation have been welcoming out-of-towners, family, and friends since before 1742. It was during 1742 tha...
In fall 2009, a group of Mi’kmaw Chiefs from Unama’ki began discussions on reviving the Summer Games, an athletic gathering and competitions that Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia previously held from the 1970s to 1990s. The Chiefs agreed that it is very important to encourage youth involvement in sports, and ensure that Mi’kmaw traditions are passed on to younger generations. In the past, the Summer Games were a great way to celebrate both sports and culture. Lifelong friendships were built because of the games, which helps strengthen the Mi’kmaw Nation.
For a schedule of events please visit the website: http://waycobahsummergames.ca/schedule/
It is very hard not to fall in love with Cape Breton Island in the fall season. Read here why our ambassadors have fallen for this beautiful island, and perhaps why it will be a favourite for you too.