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This week at Grove Cottage:
Wednesday, Oct. 28
3-5 p.m. Soap Making Workshop
6:30 p.m. Candle Dipping Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 29
7-10 p.m. Night of Mystery: Murder at the Juice Joint (19+)
Saturday, Oct. 31
3-6 p.m. Trail of Treats (for little ghouls and goblins)
Cumberland County Museum & Archives
150 Church St. Amherst NS ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago
Timeline PhotosFor those of you who are looking for some factual information regarding Mi’kmaw history and the Treaties, Our Archivist has written a brief historical perspective of the relationship between Mi’kmaq, Settlers, and the fisheries. There is a lot of misinformation and hearsay floating around out there so we’re hoping this will help clarify things a bit and offer a different perspective on things—and show how valuable primary source documents (and archives) can be for understanding our past. The write up is now available on our website—check it out!
The image you see here is an oil painting, attributed to John Poad Drake ca. 1835. As you can see, Mi’kmaq are trading fish in the foreground and a Mi’kmaq canoe is depicted to the left of the image. Poad painted a busy setting along the shores near the heart of Halifax, suggesting that Mi’kmaq were historically a part of daily trade with the Settlers, particularly with regards to the fishery.
Source: National Gallery of Canada (acc no. 9978)
colchesterhistoreum.ca/archives/the-relationship-between-the-mikmaw-people-and-the-fisheries-a-hi... ... See MoreSee Less
4 days ago
Sunday afternoon music and market at the museum tomorrow 1-4 pm. The ever popular Drew Polegato will join us for our last market. Pick a pumpkin and make a donation to the food bank. Stock up on baked goods and start your Christmas shopping. Check out our gift shop too! ... See MoreSee Less
Michel Poirier we should check it out tomorrow and get more pumpkins.
Unfortunately I am unable to attend with my Baking today but I have enjoyed meeting some fantastic folks and look forward to returning for the Museums 2021 Market Season 🙂 In the mean time feel free to message me with any orders for fresh Bread Rolls Tarts Pies Cookies Fudge and more 😋 I deliver to Amherst a couple times a week Thank you .... Stephanie