Mi’kmaq Language Program

“Language is a people – and to maintain and promote its use, is to preserve and enhance the society now and for future generations”

Our Goal:

To preserve, protect and encourage the use of the Mi’kmaq Language for both the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Peoples.


All Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Peoples interested in the Mi’kmaq language.

How We Help:

Maintain a “Language Resource Library” of printed and audio material about Native languages in general and the Mi’kmaq language.

Develops and publishes Mi’kmaq Second Language Learning materials: a ten part Mi’kmaq Language Learning Workbook Series, Mi’kmaq story books, Mi’kmaq Learning aids, Map of Mi’kma’ki and Mi’kmaq Language posters.

Planning and development of customized introduction to ”Mi’kmaq Teaching Methodologies”.

Mi’kmaq translation services.

Research of new language learning mediums and material.

For More Information Contact:

N.C.N.S. Mi’kmaq Language Program
Shirley Denny

P.O. Box 1320, Truro, N.S., B2N 5N2

Direct: 1-902-895-1738
Fax: 1-902-893-7680
email: ncnsprenatal@eastlink.ca
Website: www.ncns.ca


For Immediate Release
Native Council of Nova Scotia Elects New Chief and President

The Native Council of Nova Scotia has elected Lorraine Augustine as Chief and President during their 43rd Annual General Assembly held in Liverpool this past weekend.
Chief Lorraine Augustine is a proud Mi’kmaq mother of two sons and has lived off reserve all her life. She has also served past terms of Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia.
Chief Augustine has over 20 years of experience in economic development, business development, administration, negotiations, proposal development, human resources and political advocacy.
As Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia, Chief Augustine will expand existing programs and services, negotiate new ones, advocate with all levels of government to recognize inherent Aboriginal and Treaty rights, establish processes for reconciliation and advance the Population of off reserve Aboriginal Peoples who reside in their Traditional Homelands of Nova Scotia.


Chief Lorraine Augustine
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129 Truro Heights Road,
P.O. Box 1320,
Truro, N.S.
B2N 5N2

Toll Free: 1-800-565-4372
Direct: 902-895-1523
Fax: 902-895-0024