The Resource Nta'tugwaqanminen : our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq, Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi

Nta'tugwaqanminen : our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq, Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi

Label
Nta'tugwaqanminen : our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq
Title
Nta'tugwaqanminen
Title remainder
our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq
Statement of responsibility
Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi
Title variation
Evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nta'tugwaqanminen provides evidence that the Mi'gmaq of the Gespe'gewa'gi (Northern New Brunswick and the Gaspé Peninsula) have occupied their territory since time immemorial. They were the sole occupants of it prior to European settlement and occupied it on a continuous basis. This book was written through an alliance between the Mi'gmaq of Northern Gespe'gewa'gi (Gaspé Peninsula), their Elders and a group of eminent researchers in the field with the aim of reclaiming their history, both oral and written, in the context of what is known as knowledge re-appropriation. It also provides non-Aboriginal peoples with a view of how Mi'gmaq history looks when it is written from an Indigenous perspective. There are two voices in the book--that of the Mi'gmaq of the Gespe'gewa'gi, including the Elders, as they act as narrators of the collective history, and that of the researchers, who studied all possible aspects of this history, including advanced investigation on place names as indicators of migration patterns. Nta'tugwaqanminen speaks of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq vision, history, relation to the land, past and present occupation of the territory and their place names and what they reveal in terms of ancient territorial occupation. It speaks of the treaties they agreed to with the British Crown, the respect of these treaties on the part of the Mi'gmaq people and the disrespect of them from the various levels of governments. This book speaks about the dispossession the Mi'gmaq of Gespe'gewa'gi had to endure while the European settlers illegally occupied and developed the Gaspé Peninsula to their own advantage and the rights and titles the Mi'gmaq people still have on their lands."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
971.4/7700497343
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.M6
LC item number
N83 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nation Micmac de Gespeg
  • Micmac Indians
  • Micmac Indians
  • Micmac Indians
  • Micmac Indians
  • Micmac Indians
  • Micmac Indians
  • New Brunswick
  • Québec
Label
Nta'tugwaqanminen : our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq, Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9781552667712
Lccn
2016387346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932093610
  • (OCoLC)ocn932093610
Label
Nta'tugwaqanminen : our story : the evolution of the Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmaq, Gespe'gewa'gi Mi'gmawei Mawiomi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9781552667712
Lccn
2016387346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932093610
  • (OCoLC)ocn932093610

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