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Mi'kmaw Place Names in Cape Breton

Translated by and Courtesy of Helen Sylliboy

Cape Breton County | Inverness County | Richmond County | Victoria County

Cape Breton County - U'nama'kik

Amaguadees Pond - Amkuatik Pquta'sku
Archipelago - Keskema'tekemewe'k
Baleine Cove - Alko'mijk
Benacadie - Pene'katik
Bend - Epato'mkiaq
Benio'm - Kio'me'jek
Big Beach - Amasamkiaq
Big Pond - Newtipukuitk
Big Pond - Meski'k Pkutaskoq
Big Pond - Mempo'q
Boisdale - Mikjijkue'katik
Bras d'Or - Pitawpo'q
Cape Breton - U'nama'kik
Cape Morien - Kespi Wksekewanek
Cape Percy - Wjikunapskuk
Caribou Marsh - Qalipu'skikek
Castle Bay - Apji'jkemu'jue'katik
Catalone - Katlo'n
Christmas Island - Meniku'ji'jk
Christmas Island - Apatkuitji'jk
Cow Bay - Wikuskek
Derby Point - Jaqejuikuo'mk
East Bay - Akoqomijk
East Bay - Tewitnu'jk
East Bay Head - Aklasie'we'katik
East Bay Northside - Aqoqomijk
East Bay Pond - Meni'pukek
Edwardsville - Skete'lmujua'qik
Entrance - Puksek
Eskasoni Brook, apamit - Apamuek
Eskasoni Cove - Waspue'katik
Eskasoni - Eskisoqnik
Fourchu Bay - Naqna'pi'j
Gabarus Bay - Ka'palu'sk
Giant Lake - Kaqpese'kaqn
Gillis Brook - Poqtewktekenk
Gillis Lake - Kelpikatek
Gillis Lake - Elpikatkik
Glace Bay - Asikeskuank
Gossitt Pt. - Kiktentek
Grand Narrows - Te'witk
Hillside Cove - Maskwe'saqamikek
Indian Bay - Milejk
Indian Beach - Etlimketo'sni'k
Irish Cove - Kulpa'mkitk
Island (Sydney) - Puksetewe'katik
Last Indian Settlement - Kuntewiktuk (King's Road)
Little Amaguadees - Amkuati'sk
Little Bras d'Or - Panu'skek
Little Glace Bay - Asikeskuanji'jk
Little Mira - Mtutoq
Little Point - Kelpikatek
Little Point - Kwesawse'jk
Little Pond - Kenoqi'ji'jk
Lorembec - Elempukuek
Louisbourg - Luipo'lk
Lower Cove of Sydney - Walnipkewikek
Macphee's - Skitiamkataqenek
Main-a-dieu - Lesketik
MacDougall Pond - Kio'me'jek Pqutaskoq
MacIntosh Brook - Etupikek
Melleuish Lake - Melu'skuk
Membertou - Mawpeltu'ek
Mira Bay - Sula'qatik
Needle Cap - Kuesawse'ji'jk
North Sydney - Kwesomkwiaq
Northwest Arm - L'sipuktu'ji'jk
Old Indian Settlement - Klemowek
Piper's Cove - Pene'kati'sk
Point Aconi - Patalutik
Point Edward - Nsuo'quk
Pond (Sydney Forks) - Jijkuetlaqnejk
Salmon River - Plamui Sipu
Sandy Cove - Walna'mkiaq
Scatari Island - Askataliank
Seal Island - Nutuawaqnji'jk
Shenacadie - Su'naqe'katik
Smelt, Sparling Brook - Kawskwi Sipu
Sydney Harbour - L'sipuktuk
Sydney Forks - Na'tuaqnek
Sydney Mines - Kelemuejua'pskue'katik
Table Head - Patalutik
Trout Brook - Atoqa'sue'katik
Waterford - Peska'qatik
White Point - Qamso'q

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Inverness County

Alba - Skitekene'jk
Bay on the East Side - Mtawaqnji'jk
Big Harbour Island - Siskuikek
Boom Island - Kuntewe'katik
Brook Village - Tu'pike'jk
Cheticamp - Awja'tu'j
Creignish - Paqasepekiaq
Fiddle Head - Wetamkiaj Kwesawey
Friar's Head - Miti'sk
Gillis Cove - Wetlemaqanejk
Hastings Pt. - Kaqaioqoqe'ji'jk
Hawkesbury - Walamkuekaqene'jk Walanqew,
Indian Island - Maliek
Indian Village - Tulkeweye'katik
Iron Mines - Kwesiktuk
Judique - Sutik
Lake Ferry Landing - Pqutaskuaqen
Lewis Mt.brook - Mekwesaqji'jk
Little Mabou - Mulapukuekji'jk
Little Judique - Sutikji'jk
Low Point - Muinaqanji'jk
Mabou - Mulapukuek
Mabou Harbour - Mulapukuekewe'l Ko'mi
Malagawatch - Malikewe'jk
Marblehead - Keloqopskesaw
Margaree - Wiaqaj
Mcginnis Island - Elu'kouaqenek
North Pt. of Peninsula - Nemtu'kouek
Place near Mabou - Mulinastuke'ji'jk
Pond by Sand Bar - Apatomkiaq
River Denys - Kuanu'sketek
Skye Mountain - Aputusaw
Skye Glen - Epketaiualtek
South Mountain - Wisik
Two Bays Widow's Pt. - Kiktenipukueji'jk
West Bay - Walnamkiaq
Whycocomagh - We'koqma'q

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Richmond County

Arichat - Liksa'q Kisna Niliksa'q
Barra Bay - Mulase'jk
Barra Head - Penetek
Barra Head Point - Kwesawktek
Bay North - Walniptewikl
Bear Head - Mekuasikewe'jk
Bernard Island - Wowkwisue'katik
Burnt Pt. Cove - Kaqpesaqank
Campbell Cove - Kalnutek
Canso - Tui'kn
Cape Round - Semkuatik
Cape George - Payun Aqq Payunji'j Two Islands
Cape George - Aptekenmatimk
Chapel Island - Potlotek
Doctor Island - Wa'we'katik
Falls Bay - Mistunopukuek
Flat Ledge - Waqanapi'jk
Framboise - Pa'slue'katik
Framboise Cove - Tewanu'kw
Grand River - Kiwksu'j
Grande Anse - Salpo'lkw
Grandique - Kepmemkek
Grandique Ferry - Sipaik
Indian Point - L'nu Kwesawe'k
Inhabitants Bay - Amasastukuek
Glendale Island near C.I. - A'plue'sk
Johnstown - Nemtukowuek
L'ardoise - Muklaqa'jk
Lennox - Mekaqank
Lighthouse Island - Atu'tukwej
Little Arichat - Liksa'qji'jk
Little St. Peters - Sen Pie'lji'jk
Loch Lomond - Pukuluampek
Mark Point - Miseknu'jue'katik
McNab Cove - Walniptewikek
Morrison - Toquekenji'jk
Passage - Kepjaqtjek
Petit-de-Grat - Mekaqanji'jk
Point Tupper - Tui'knek
Port Malcolm - Pasko'qomek
Pringle - A'n Matle'nek
Point Michaud - Ekekuaqanesk
Rabbit Island - Epekwitji'jk
Red Head - Wipkukuaik
Red Islands - Kwesawsek
Red Islands - Melu'skuk
River Bourgeois - Napikwanji'jk
Rockdale Bay - Temkwalikne'jkatik
Rockdale Pond - Keloqntiejue=katik
Rocky Island - Pa'slue'katik
St. Esprit - A'sekwitk
Salmon River - Jipu'ji'jk
Sampsonville - Tu'piktuk
Sampsonville Cove - Muinewe'katik
Small Island - Pukwe'ji'j
Small Island Indian Pt. - Sulieweye'katik
Sporting Mountain Bay - Plamue'katik
St. Peter's Harbour - Salpu'lku=jk
St. Peter's Bay - Apaqtukowuatek
Two Islands - Waltenikje'jkl
West Point - A'pi'tapitatek
White Rock Pond - Kuntew Wape'k
Wilson Island - Skite'kmujue'katik

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Victoria County

Aspy Bay - Ktetanuk
Baddeck Bay - Wi'tawe'katik
Baddeck River - Apatakwitk
Barachois - Apji'jkemuejue'katik
Beinn Bhreagh - Mekwatpatek
Bernard's Pond - Jo'pelna'lewey Wpquta'skw
Big Bank - Kinupenkek
Bird or Boat Island - Klupskie'katik
Bone Island - Tetaqne'jk, Petaqne'jk
Boularderie Island - Mukulaqatik
C. Egmont - Anakue'katik
Cape Dauphin - Kukumijinawenaq
Cape North - Menike'jk
Cape Smokey - Saqpi'ti'jk Kisna Smu'kue'jk
Cove West - Kulepisunji'jk
Cow Bay - Kwesomkuaq
Cow Pt. - Elkuaqn
Cowdy's Bay - Pasko'qo'nji'jk
Double Brook - Malikewe'juiaq
Eel Cove - Kate'in, Muklaqatik, Piskuapuej
Fairy Hole - Kluskapewiktuk
Ferry Landing - Tewitke'jk
First of the Five Islands - Piluamkwa'ji'jk
Gillis Point - Mulase'jk, Elpikatkik
Hume River - Wetewaqitesk
Indian Brook - Lnui Sipu
Indian Brook - Kaqpesekaqnji'jk
Ingonish Banks - Metetekuaq
Ingonish Cape - Kulkwi's Wkpaqamk
Iona - Qamitewitk
Island Point - Menaqueskawey
Jamesville Bay - Tewkpek
Little Baddeck - Apatekuitji'jk
MacKay Point - Ilpalikutimk
McKinnon's Harbour - Amsouapukuek, Amasipukuek
Middle River - Waqmitkuk
Neils Harbour - Kualasoq
New Campbellton - Jikunaqek
New Harris - Esitnamkitk
Nicholas Island - Kolaiek
North Ingonish - Kekanisk
North Gut - Wkwatnuaqte'jk
North Glen - Piliwalek
Nyanza - Wpqawi'kn
Nyanza Point - Mitiaqamike'jk
Place of Worship - Alasutmuo'kuo'mk
Plaster Cove - Pkwitmaqnji'jk
Red Point - Kukumijinawek
Smooth Bathing Place - Saqpi'ti'jk
Island near Boularderie - Sisuitk
South Bay - Po'qo'queji'jk
South Gut - Epketesenuaqte'jk
St. Ann's Bay - Mjeka'ti'jk
St. Ann's Mountain - Klemuek
St. Patrick's Channel - Wetewa'q Kisna Sipayik
St. Paul's Island - Kiwktaw Menikuk
Washabuck - Wajepaqjek
White Point Weir - Menpo'q
Wreck Cove - Ketapukuesnik

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