L’Nu’k: The People

Theresa Meuse

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ISBN: 9781771084529

L’Nu’k: The People

Mi'kmaw History, Culture and Heritage

  Author:   Theresa Meuse    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

The Mi’kmaq lived in Canada long before the country even got its name. Before Europeans arrived, they lived in homes called wigwams and hunted and fished throughout the Maritime provinces, living off and giving back to the land. They enjoyed storytelling, drumming, and dancing within their tight­knit communities.

In L’nuk: the Mi’kmaq of Atlantic Canada, First Nations educator Theresa Meuse traces the incredible lineage of today’s Mi’kmaq people, sharing the fascinating details behind their customs, traditions, and history. Discover the proper way to make Luski (Mi’kmaw bread), the technique required for intricate quillwork and canoe­building, what happens at a powwow, and how North America earned its Indigenous name, Turtle Island.

Includes informative sidebars, highlighted glossary terms, recommended reading, a historic timeline, index, and over 60 full­colour historical and contemporary images.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771084529
Item NB1082
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published on December 19 2016
Language eng
Pages 128
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 6.75(in)
Shipping weight294(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Born and raised in the Bear River First Nation community, Theresa Meuse is a First Nations educator and advisor. She is the author of The Sharing Circle, and has contributed articles to the Mi'kmaq Anthology (volumes 1 and 2) and the book L'sitkuk: The Story of the Bear River Mi'kmaw Community. Theresa lives in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia.

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