Feb 5 2015
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An Elders Symposium (Stephenville) and a Cultural Symposium (Grand Falls) were hosted by the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation and Cultural Foundation this past year, a first for the newly established Foundation.  Each of these events were well attended and received positive reviews from participants. Tyrone Mulrooney, participant in the Cultural Symposium, commented on the positive […]

Feb 5 2015
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During winter and spring 2014 volunteers were interviewed and gave generously of their time and knowledge as Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation updated the Traditional Use Study (TUS).  This study contains valuable data on land use for hunting, fishing and gathering, sacred ceremonies, and edible plants and berries.  The compilation of this data is an invaluable […]

Feb 5 2015
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Over this past year we’ve hosted, supported and partnered with various organizations and groups to offer Culture and Heritage School Outreach Programs that include: curriculum delivery, cultural teachings, drum making and mini powwow. Our planning committee met recently to begin planning for the current school year.  Interest in the program has grown since its inaugural […]