Historical municipal sources related to Mi'kmaq in Halifax region

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

Drawing by Alan Syliboy, Henry Bishop, Christine Sanderson, and Jason Ng, 1994. HMA 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 Halifax City Prison Register, 1860. HMA 102-18B

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

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

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

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

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

St. Paul's Cemetery, [ca. 1976]. "Old Indian Graveyard" written on back. HMA 101-80C-7-3.8

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?]. HMA CR30K-7-1-2.

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

County School Board Minutes, May 5, 1942. HMA 312-74-1

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

County School Board Minutes, Sept. 2, 1942. HMA 312-74-1

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

Poster for Mi'kmaq Treaty Day, 1999. HMA CR32.58.

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