Pam Palmater, renowned Mi’gmaq lawyer from Ugpi’ganjiq (Eel River Bar) and professor at Ryerson University, delivered a keynote address at Listuguj’s Alaqsite’w Gitpu School on March 22 as part of the school’s Siggw Cuture Day events and the LMG’s Honouring our Land mawiomi.
The address was delivered to the Grades 7 and 8 students, teaching staff, elected leaders of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government, Mi’gmaq Grand Council members, Elders and community members.
Palmater spoke about the importance of Mi’gmaq nationhood and sovereignty. She reminded the audience that Youth need to be involved and actively engaged in nation-building initiatives.
You can check out Pam’s keynote address “Mi’kmaw Nationhood and Sovereignty in Listuguj” on Pam Palmater’s YouTube channel by following this link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xBOHHrPCPo