Nova Scotia Celebrates Treaty Day – October 1st

Treaty Day, held annually on October 1st, marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy. The purpose of Treaty Day is to promote public awareness about the Mi’kmaw culture and heritage for all Nova Scotians.

To learn more about the background of this historic day and ways that you can join in the celebrations - visit Union of Nova Scotia Indians - Treaty Day

Or check out these other great resources:

The Canadian Encyclopedia - Treaty Day

Peace and Friendship Treaties at the Nova Scotia Archives