MWA Winners awarded plaques

MMS recently awarded this year’s winners in the Mi’gmaq Writers Award contest at a Feast/Social on November 6, 2019.  Pictured below (Left to right): Amber Jerome of Gesgapegiag won with “Teaching Gopit a Lesson” in the 17 & younger category; Jennifer Gedeon of Gesgapegiag won in the 18 & older category with “The Little Cave”.  We also awarded Sarah Isaac of Listuguj, who won in 2018 with her story “Lightning Woman & Thunderbird”.  MM Chair Darcy Gray, who also is a past MWA winner, presented the winners with their plaques.  Visit & bookmark the MWA page for more info.

Our next MWA Contest for 2020 is now open!  The deadline for all submissions is April 30th, 2020.

Read the MWA 2020 Rules in English here.   Download the Entry Form in English here.


JOB OFFER — Project Manager: Aboriginal Languages ​​Initiative

Are you a committed leader with experience in project management? The Micmac Nation of Gespeg is looking for a part-time Project Manager to lead the Aboriginal Languages ​​Initiative. As part of our team, the incumbent would be working from the Administrative Office located in Gaspé.

Please send your application (CV) to the following address:
Position Project Manager
MICMAC NATION OF GESPEG
Micheline Roy
By email: [email protected]
By mail: 30243 Route 134, McLeods, NB, E3N 5T9
Or directly at the reception of the administrative office of the Nation.
Your application must be received by Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5 pm.

Click here to read entire Job Description: Job Offer Project Lead EN


The Nta’tugwaqanminen: Our Story book speaks of the evolution of the Gespe’gewa’gi Mi’gmaq along with our relation to the territory, past – present – and future.  The books are available in English & French to members of Gesgapegiag, Gespeg and Listuguj.  If you have not received a copy and would like one, please contact our office by phone or email with your name and mailing address.

Phone: 418.788.1760  * Toll-Free: 800.360-1760 *  Email: [email protected]


Download the Poster here (20 MB file): MHM2019


Reflections: 20 Years after the Marshall Decision Case. Watch it now at YouTube.com/Migmawei.