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The Dartmouth Heritage Museum wishes to recognize that we exist and operate on Mi’kma’ki, as the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. The Mi’kmaw have long been the traditional custodians of this land, and the Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society would like to pay our respects to the elders both past and present of the Mi’kmaw Nation.

This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which the Mi’kmaq Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet), and Passamaquoddy Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1726. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations. This relationship continues today.

We are all treaty people.