Institutional Sites with Mi'kmaq Materials: Digitized Content
Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Cultural Objects, Canadian Museum of Civilization
Extensive collection of photographs of cultural objects including adornments, baskets and containers, clothing and personal items, games, tools of survival and travel technology.
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection, Nova Scotia Museum
Large collection of portraits and illustrations of the Mi'kmaq in Atlantic Canada.
Early Canadiana Online (ECO)
An online digital library providing free access for the general public to over 937,800 pages of Canada's printed heritage. Search various spellings of 'Mi'kmaq' (e.g. Micmac, Mikmak) and the names of known authors of early Mi'kmaq books.
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
The NFB site contains a collection of films on the Mi'kmaq or created by or contributed to by Mi'kmaq people. Search various spellings of 'Mi'kmaq' to find these films, many of which may be viewed online, also to view related press releases and site links for most.
Community Sites with Mi'kmaq Materials: Digitized Content
Labrador Métis Nation (Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador)
Features photographs and quotations from community members. Includes profile of Labrador's largest aboriginal group, primarily of Inuit and British descent, but also having Innu, Mi'kmaq and Cree heritage.
Malpeque - People of a sacred bay (Lennox Island, Prince Edward Island)
Features photographs of Mi'kmaq people and material culture.
Mi'kmaq-Mi'gmaq Online Talking Dictionary Project (Listujug, Quebec)
This Project is developing a 5,000+ word resource for the Mi'kmaq/Mi'gmaq language. Each Mi'kmaq/Mi'gmaq word will be spoken by up to four speakers. Features songs and stories.
Metepenagiag - New Brunswick's oldest village (Red Bank, New Brunswick)
Features photographs of Mi'kmaq people and material culture and video clips taken from "Village of Thirty Centuries."
Institutional Sites with Mi'kmaq Materials: Transcripts and References
Aboriginal Affairs - Nova Scotia
Features publications, legislation, news releases and glossary.
Mi'kmaq Resource Centre (MRC)
Features a diverse collection of online Mi'kmaq resources including ethnographies, essays, histories and the first master's thesis in Mi'kmaq.
Native Council of Nova Scotia (NCNS)
Features Resource Library including treaty transcripts and information on Mi'kmaq culture.
Smithsonian Institution (SI)
In 1989, the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) were transferred to the Smithsonian Institution, including all its Mi'kmaq materials. The SI site gives references to Mi'kmaq materials via a searchable database. Enter the search term 'micmac' in 'all catalogues.'
National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
Features references to NMAI materials on indigenous peoples across the Western Hemisphere, including the Mi'kmaq. Site also contains two sound clips of Lee Cremo.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Includes FAQ about First Nations status and how to apply
Confederacy of Nova Scotia Métis (CNSM)
Features cultural and organizational information, and information on the Certificate of Aboriginal Status issued by the CNSM and their national affiliate, the Canadian Métis Council.
Mi'kmaq and Aboriginal Organizations
Mi'kmaq Genealogical Links
Quebec District Census records, Mi'kmaq/Maliseet - 1845, 1850, 1851, 1852
Mi'kmaq Censuses in Nova Scotia - 1871, 1881, 1891
Parish Registers of the Islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon - 1764 -1848
Personal family genealogy of Tuma Young