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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