Atlantiar Knekk Tepaw: A Basque-Mi’kmaw Cultural Exchange Symposium

On September 27th and 28th Unama’ki College, Cape Breton University is hosting a conference in which 26 international experts in the areas of anthropology, history, linguistics, geology, Indigenous and Basque knowledge, and genetics will convene to discuss Indigenous roots in the North Atlantic.

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Presenters represent organizations such as the Smithsonian Institute (Washington D.C.), the Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh), University of Oxford (UK), University of Toronto, Carleton University (Ottawa), Université Laval (Québec), and Parks Canada. This international event brings together ancient cultures for knowledge sharing and celebration of perseverance.