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CBU/MRC - Article #326 MRC 2003-326-1844
ISBN 0969285914, 9780969285915
Article focuses on the growth of band-operated schooling and Mi'kmaw language and cultural development in Chapel Island, a Mi'kmaw community in Nova Scotia. Looks at the struggle to set up a school, its philosophy, programs, obstacles encountered, the role of Elders in education, funding, and the school as a means of restoring Mi'kmaw literacy to the people.