December 3, 2022

Aboriginal

Tappan Adney
Biography, Aboriginal, History

Tappan Adney

Tappan Adney (artist, writer, and consultant on Maliseet culture) is most remembered for his part in the preservation of the art of birch bark canoes. This skill he learned over a lifetime of travelling and living in Woodstock.  Born 13…

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Fort Beauséjour
Landmarks, Aboriginal, History, Museum

Fort Beauséjour

Fort Beauséjour was a large five-star fort on the Isthmus of Chignecto, a neck of land connecting present-day New Brunswick with Nova Scotia. The site was strategically important in Acadia, a French colony that included parts of what is now…

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Graydon Nicholas
Biography, Aboriginal

Graydon Nicholas

Graydon Nicholas, lawyer, lecturer, judge, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick was born at Tobique in 1946. Of Maliseet descent, Graydon Nicholas made significant strides in the fields of law and public service. He was the first Aboriginal person to obtain a…

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