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There is a beautiful Mi’kmaq custom called A’pit’sek’tu’waken (making peace) that frees up a loved one to make the final passage. Join a group of elders for a day of reflection and sharing on the value of making peace and the importance of honoring our loved ones on April 26, 2017.

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Senator Dan Christmas

Senator Dan Christmas Sworn In

Former Mawita’mk Society Board Member was sworn in to Parliament in December 2016. Senator Dan is the first Mi’kmaq person to be appointed to Canada’s Parliament. Norma Gould, president of the Mawita’mk Society presented Senator Dan with the beaded Eagle Feather he is holding in this picture, taken when he was inducted into the Senate.

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Family Day Fun

We had a wonderful gathering on family day at Mawitamk. We shared music, stories, food and played games with Mawitamk members, staff, volunteers, family and friends. Thank you to everyone who made this a special day to celebrate our families. We also showed this video recording of Bill’s story about being taken away from his home,…

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Family Day At Ni’kinen

We will be celebrating Family Day on February 20th, 2017. Mawita’mk members and staff invite you to join us. The celebration will include games, displays of family trees, and family pictures. Food will also be served. Date: Feb 20, 2017 Location: 35 Subdivision Rd, We’koqma’q First Nation. Time: 3-6pm

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Fundraiser Lunch

When: January 26th What: Spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, lemon square and drink of your choice. Cost: $10 each Free Delivery. Support the Mawita’mk Society and a enjoy a nice homemade dinner Thursday January 26th, 2017.

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Welcome to Mawitwamk.org

Thank you for visiting mawitamk.org and welcome to our updated website. We hope that you will enjoy learning more about our mission, hearing some of our stories, and meeting the people that work and volunteer at Mawita’mk Soceity. If you notice anything that appears to be out of order or if you have questions please contact us and…

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