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

Satellite Offices

235 Charlotte Street, Unit 1
Sydney, N.S. B1P 1C4
Tel: 902-567-1240
Fax: 902-564-1123

180 White Point Road
PO Box 2028
Liverpool, N.S. B0T1K0
Tel: 902-354-2751
Fax: 902354-2757


140 Thorne Ave, Unit C
Dartmouth, N.S. B3B 1Z2
Tel: 902-405-4730
Fax: 902-405-4731

Digby Resource Center
1 Birch Street
Digby, N.S. B0V 1A0

Coldbrook Outreach
11 Opportunity Lane
Coldbrook, N.S. B4R 1B9

Head Office

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