Mi’kmaw Place Names in Cape Breton

Translated by and Courtesy of Helen Sylliboy

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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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