They have been able to record approximnatlry 1, 500 place names, and they have translated 700 of these names and they have been geo-referenced and placed on the map.
The names were then entered into a database as the basis of the digital atlas and interactive maps featured on the website. We have also developed numerous map layers for cross-referencing physiological and cultural/historical information.
The digital atlas will directly support other Mi’kmaw activities including the development of educational products for schools and the promotion of cultural awareness about Mi’kmaw people.
The website is http://mikmawplacenames.ca/
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