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August 1, 2010

August 1, 2010

Mi’kmaq First Nations celebrated the four hundredth anniversary of St. Anne’s Mission at their annual gathering at Potlotek (Chapel Island) Cape Breton — one of the oldest Roman Catholic sites in Canada and recognized as a place of national historic significance. Saint Anne has been the recognised Mi’kmaq patron saint since 1629–30. It was also four hundred years since the baptism of Mi’kmaq Chief Membertou in 1610. But Potlotek is...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.