Chills, Race, Chin Tattoos, The Powerful’s Brain Damage, Really Old Fossils, Racial Imposters

WONDERFUL CHILLS! A 400-year-old gourd that Grand Chief Membertou gave to his French godfather has returned to Nova Scotia.  GOOD READ: Mi’kmaq curator gets ‘chills’ from rediscovered Membertou artifact – Nova Scotia – CBC News   When New Zealand was colonized in the 1800s, the ancient Māori practice of moko kauae—or sacred female facial tattooing—began […]

UPDATE: Mik’maq Resist! 6 RCMP Cars Torched, Fracking Equipment Confiscated

Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
from Earth First! News, Oct 17, 2013 Protester stands in front of burning RCMP vehicles, New Brunswick, Oct 17, 2013. In retaliation against a violent police raid this morning on a peaceful First Nations blockade, Mik’maq warriors and supporters have fought back. The RCMP appear to have arrested journalist Miles Howe,…

Cornwallis era part of brutal struggle | The Chronicle Herald

Cornwallis era part of brutal struggle | The Chronicle Herald. Excerpt: Cornwallis, governor of Nova Scotia/Acadia, 1749-1752, has become a lightning rod for long-standing grievances of the Mi’kmaq community for placing a “reward of 10 guineas for every Micmac Indian taken or killed.” For Daniel Paul, author of We Were Not the Savages, and other […]