December 6 Commemoration Ceremony

November 13, 2016

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Photograph taken at Turtle Grove by Joseph S. Rogers, ca.1871. NS Archives neg.no.1029/418

Join Catherine Martin of Millbrook and NiS+TS on the morning of December 6, 2016 for a ceremony commemorating the Mi’kmaq community of Turtle Grove. This will mark the 99th year since the community was destroyed in the Halifax Explosion of 1917. The ceremony will take place on the waterfront near École Shannon Park School, in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People, starting at 8:30 am.

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