Connect with Mi’Kmaw Culture – a journey through 10,000 years
This summer, come gather by the lakeshore and embark on a journey through 10,000 years of Mi’kmaw culture and tradition with members of Acadia First Nation as your guide. A powerful story of people and nature, spiritual growth and well-being, unfolds over a two hour experience that offers a glimpse into the heritage of our First Nation ancestors and the rich gifts they have to share.
White Point Beach Resort is honoured to be partnering with Acadia First Nation to provide a the venue for this summer’s presentation of Connect with Mi’Kmaw Culture. From the Lakeside Lawn and bonfire area, during the two hour experience guests will have an interactive and hands-on experience with Elders and youth from our Mi’Kmaw community.
Perfect for all ages, locals and visitors alike will enjoy this experience.
- Elders and storytellers share ancient artifacts illuminating their ancestor’s way of life this land thousands of years ago.
- Take a guided nature and plant walk to discover how the Mi’kmaq’s intimate knowledge of this land allowed them to thrive using food sources found on the land.
- Through song and drumming, discover the language and the legends which helped to preserve and share the culture and the history of the Mi’kmaq through generations.
- Craft a broach with leather and beads to create a keepsake and discover how the Mi’kmaq used the resources available to them in this landscape for their day-to-day needs.
- Around the campfire roast lu’sknikn (a traditional bread) and enjoy it with maple syrup while sipping on blueberry tea. You’ll soon discover why the Mi’kmaq called this land home for thousands of years.
Get Your Tickets – everyone is welcome!
Connect with Mi’Kmaw Culture
Friday’s in July & August starting July 1
Lakeside Lawn, White Point Beach Resort
Tickets: $20/person, $40/family
Sipuke’l Gallery located at 219 Main St. Liverpool
[email protected] or call 902.354.5501
Open Tues – Sat. 10am to 5pm
When you arrive at White Point, simply park at the Boathouse Parking Lot, and arrive at the Lakeside Lawn, following the signs and you’ll find the guides there waiting for you.
(NOTE: We will have a couple tickets available from the Front Desk for the weekly presentation)
Be sure to start your Connect to Mi’Kmaw Culture at the Sipuke’l Gallery. See artifacts from the Mersey Collection, artwork from local Acadia First Nation members and First Nation Artists from across Canada. Check out their website and listing for upcoming workshops in beading, making dream catchers and so much more.