Photo by Grant McDaniel
Lighting the Sacred Fire was one part of the Truth and Reconciliation Day events held at the NSCC Strait Area Campus on March 28. Elder Robert Pictou is seen preparing to light the flame.
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A tipi was erected at the NSCC courtyard for the celebration of Mi’kmaw culture on March 28. The tipi was home to the Sacred Fire lit by elder Bob Pictou.
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A deeper understanding of First Nations culture was the name of the game on March 28 at the NSCC Strait Area Campus.
Photo by Grant McDaniel
Elder Judy Peters appeared before a crowd gathered at the Strait Area Campus cafeteria to explain about smudging, a ceremony that helps purify the mind, body and spirit. She is seen here offering a smudging to Darryl Morris.
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Folks at the NSCC cafeteria watch Molly Peters offer a jingle dress demonstration.
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A very large crowd gathered at the NSCC Strait Area Campus on March 28 to learn about and celebrate Mi’kmaw culture.