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Kji-keptin Alexander Denny was a born leader; he was an inspiration, a role model and a prominent figure in the ongoing fight for Mi'kmaw Rights. Mr. Denny dedicated his life to bringing to light issues that the Mi'kmaw nation face, working...

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Dwight is a Mi'kmaq from Nova Scotia. He is widely recognized as an outstanding negotiator, communicator and visionary. Through a 30-year career, he has made major strides forward for Canada's Aboriginal Peoples in furthering human rights, Treaty...

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Bernie Francis, DLitt, is a member of the Maupeltu (Membertou) First Nation community in Cape Breton, NS. From 1970-1974, he worked as the Director of the Court Worker Program for the federal court system, a program that ensures fair and proper...

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Rosalie Francis is a member of the Indian Brook Mi’kmaq First Nations community located near Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. Rosalie Francis is the daughter of Joseph Henry Francis of Eel Ground (Natuaqaneg) and Marie Francis of Indian Brook...

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Gerald Gloade from Millbrook First Nation, Nova Scotia, graduated from Dalhousie University in May of 2008 with an Honours degree in Sociology. After completing an undergraduate thesis on the efficacy of Aboriginal restorative justice he pursued...

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James (Sákéj) Youngblood Henderson is an internationally and national recognized authority in Indigenous knowledge, heritage, and jurisprudence, constitutional rights, and human rights. He is a member of the Chickasaw Nation and Cheyenne Nation....

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Originally from the Listuguj First Nation in Quebec, MICHAEL JAMES ISAAC has taught for over six years within the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board and has since taken a position as Student Services Consultant (Mi’kmaq Liaison Office)...

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Originally from Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation in Quebec. Sonia holds a Master of Science degree in Medical Sciences – Public Health Sciences with a focus on Population Health, within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta. Holds a...

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Rod Jeddore born and raised in Miawpukek, Conne River, Nfld, received his BEd from University of New Brunswick and his MEd from University of Saskatchewan, is now the education director of Se't A'newey in Miawpukek, Nfld. He has been active in...

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Rita Joe (Bernard), poet (b. at Whycocomagh, NS 15 March 1932; d. at Sydney, NS 20 March 2007). Rita Joe was born and spent her childhood on the Waycobah Mi'kmaq reserve in Cape Breton Island. Rita Joe left the island at the age of 12 to go to...

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