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River names prove Mi’gmaq roots stretch back 10,000 years

C. Dow

Danielle Cyr’s last slide encourages Gaspesians to participate in reconciliation with their Mi’gmaq neighbours. In the photo, from left: Heritage New Carlisle Coordinator Tracy Major and Danielle Cyr.

NEW CARLISLE: – “We were walking towards the rising sun,” Danielle Cyr quoted Mi’gmaq legends and stories as she made a presentation in New Carlisle on July 9 at the invitation of Heritage New Carlisle. Her topic was her ongoing research using the Proto-Algonquian language to help prove how long the Mi’gmaq people have been in the Gaspé Peninsula. Danielle, who is from New Richmond, is a […]
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