Mi’kmaq Resource Centre

Pjila’si – Welcome to the Mi’kmaq Resource Centre

The Mi’kmaq Resource Centre, part of the Unama’ki College family at Cape Breton University,  is a repository of documents and a dedicated space for Indigenous research at CBU for use by:

  • Cape Breton University Students
  • Mi’kmaw schools and educational institutions
  • Mi’kmaw social and cultural organizations
  • Mi’kmaw justice organizations
  • Everyone interested in Mi’kmaw and Indigenous issues

The Mi’kmaq Resource Centre collects material on Mi’kmaw and Indigenous history, language, and culture. If you  would like to contribute any documents, or have material we might use, please contact us.  We also welcome email inquiries on our holdings.

Hours of Operation and Contact Information

The MRC is open Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. located within Cape Breton University’s Student, Culture, & Heritage Centre off the Great Hall.  Our entrance is inside the Beaton Institute round the corner from the Art Gallery.  The MRC is wheelchair accessible; parking available for $1.00 daily rate.

Mi’kmaq Resource Centre, Room CE 268, Cape Breton University
P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, N.S. B1P 6L2.
Telephone 902-563-1660
Email: diane_chisholm@cbu.ca
Visit our parent organization Unama’ki College

You can check out The Micmac News (1971-1991) on-line.
And also available on-line, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey’s Mi’kmaw-English Lexicon and a new report You Can’t Get an Elder in an App…

Read The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Read The Truth & Reconciliation Commission Summary of the Final Report

Last update: Peskewiku’s (July – Animal fur thickens time) 15, 2019