Historical municipal sources related to Mi'kmaq in Halifax region

Image of a framed drawing done by a drawing signed by Alan Syliboy, Henry Bishop, Christine Sanderson, and Jason Ng.

A drawing signed by Alan Syliboy, Henry Bishop, Christine Sanderson, and Jason Ng, 1994. 101-93.041A

Close up image of a ledger listing name, age, birth place, height, and the description "slender indian man"

Closeup of page from 102-18B, Halifax City Prison Register, 1860.

Close up image of a ledger listing name, age, religion, height, and physical description, including "Mic Mac"

Closeup of page from 102-18B, Halifax City Prison Register, 1908.

Ledger entitled Women in the Poor House in 1809, includes name, age, date of admittance, and "belonging to" columns.

Page from 102-33A, Halifax City Home register, 1809

Composite black and white panorama of a cemetary with buildings in the background.

101-80C-7-3.8, [c. 1976], "Old Indian Graveyard" written on the back.

Image of a group of Mi'kmaq people in traditional dress posing with a family during Natal Day celebrations on the Halifax waterfront

Natal Day, [1977?], CR30K-7-1-2.

Image of County School Board minutes from 1942 regarding "Indian children"

County School Board Minutes, 1942, 312-74-1-1942-05-07

Image of County School Board minutes from 1942 regarding material "arising from minutes"

County School Board Minutes, 1942, 312-74-1-1942-09-02.

Image of a photocopy of a 1999 poster for Treaty Day celebrations

Mi'kmaq Treaty Day poster, 1999, CR32.58.

Edited clip of Lou Collins discussing the Mi’kmaq Saint Aspinquid Festival, 102-103-6-037, 1987: