Programs and Services
Sharing Our Stories:
Aboriginal Language Initiative (ALI)
Sharing Our Stories offers weekly Mi’kmaq language instruction and drumming classes at beginner to intermediate level to all members. The program creates language videos for sharing on social media.
Through the development of these teachings, the ALI has created a resource manual for participants to use to help with learning and comprehension of the Mi’kmaq language. Telling Our Stories meets weekly in all three zones of NCPEI.
Zone 1 Summerside
328 Notre Dame St.
Zone 3 St. Peters
St. Peters Complex
1968 Cardigan Road
Zone 2 Charlottetown
6 FJ McAulay Court
Zone 3 O’Leary
Maple Leaf Curling Club
426 Main St.
This schedule ensures that all the members of NCPEI have the access and ability to participate in these cultural activities, creating a greater connection to the Mi’kmaq community and culture as a result.
Sharing Our Stories provides members with the opportunity to learn the Mi’kmaq language while being involved in culturally relevant activities. The resource manual and videos provide material for ongoing language education.
Participation in this program helps members reclaim traditional languages, as well as ensure the revitalization of the Mi’kmaq language.