Robinson2009. Three of Canada’s First Nations. Mi’kmaq – ‘my brothers’. Occupied lands in present day PEI, Nova Scotia & New Brunswick. Lived near water in the summer and away from it during the winter. Mi’kmaq – ‘my brothers’. Mi ’ kmaq government was arranged into 7 districts.
Three of Canada’s First Nations
Organized into to clans called Dodems. Each Dodem had a different responsibility in the community.
Responsibilities include: Leadership, Teaching/scholarship, policing, community needs (i.e. – housing), defense, spiritual needs.