Sharing Stories: Connecting with Mi’kmaw Culture

Sharing Stories: Connecting with Mi’kmaw Culture

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Phone 902-733-3557

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Petit Etang

In a pristine sugar maple forest, hear the story of Sismoqnapui Skwe’j—Sweetwater Maiden, a young Mi’kmaq woman who, based on oral history, was the first to discover and boil sismoqnapui (maple sap) in Mi’kma’ki (Eastern North America). Or participate in Grandmother Moon, a sacred and respectful Indigenous healing ceremony honouring women’s teachings, held under a full moon, and delivered by Indigenous author, Parks Canada interpreter and former chief Mary Louise Bernard.


Waltes: Tuesdays, 7 pm. | Sweet Water Maiden: Thursdays, 8 p.m. | Smudge Ceremony: Saturday, 8:30 p.m. | Grandmother Moon: scheduled near the full moon; check website or social media…

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