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Where better to learn, but in nature! Be led on a cultural tour of the Mi’kmaq language with setting up a traditional Mawi’omi (to sit, talk, eat and laugh), learning through the lens of second-seeing, listen to the oral traditions of the legend of Glooscap and the origins of Negumi/Partridge Island. This special tour will be taught by a Mi’kmaq language instructor, Tom Christmas and a local Mi’kmaq historical researcher, Don Awalt, both of whom have taught workshops and courses at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax and the Genealogical Society of NS.
TOM CHRISTMAS Tom Crihstmas is a Mi’kmaq language teacher at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
DON AWALT Don Awalt is a Mi’kmaw artist, historian, researcher, and environment planner. He is currently a resident of Port Greville, Nova Scotia, over looking the Bay of Fundy in the heart of Mi’kma’ki and Micmac creation stories. This is home to ten generations of his mother’s Loyalist rooted family and many more generations of his father’s Micmac family. He is a Mi’kmaw Historian with more than thirty years experience involving Historical and Cultural research focusing primarily on Mi’kmaq, Acadians, Planters, and Loyalists of the 1700s. He also has eighteen years planning experience as an Environmental / Cultural Planner and Designer. Prior to that, for fifteen years as a carpenter / contractor, he specialized in the historic restoration of heritage properties.