National Aboriginal Day at Kejimkujik
Tuesday, June 21st
Join us to celebrate National Aboriginal Day and explore the true essence of Kejimkujik.
Visit us at Merrymakedge parking lots 1 and 2, from 10 am to 2 pm, for a glimpse into Mi’kmaw Culture with a birch bark canoe display, petroglyph images, a Mi’kmaw encampment, porcupine quill jewellery, medicinal teas, lusknikn and blueberries, and legends.
More on Kejimkujik's cultural heritage
*Please note that P1 and P2 won’t be accessible for parking on June 21 from 9 am to 4:30 pm to facilitate the programs delivery. Please use P3 or P4 for parking.
What is National Aboriginal Day?
National Aboriginal Day is a special day highlighting the unique heritage, cultures and contributions of Aboriginal people in Canada. June 21st is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. For generations, Aboriginal people have celebrated their culture and heritage on or around this day. Today, all Canadians can celebrate National Aboriginal Day and foster a greater knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures, traditions and contributions to Canada. The longest day of the year means it is the longest one-day celebration of the year. Join in!
More information about National Aboriginal Day in Canada
Gone Crabbin’ Program: Citizen Science Seaside Adventure at Kejimkujik Seaside
Up for a salty adventure in a pristine and protected coastal estuary? Take part in this exclusive maritime experience and help protect native species from the invasive European Green Crab.
Prescribed fires – Spring 2016
Parks Canada successfully conducted low intensity prescribed fires at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site on Monday, April 25th. Prescribed fires were part of a long-term Acadian Forest research and monitoring project started in 2010.
Parks Canada partnered with the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and the North Queens Fire Association to safely conduct these prescribed fires within two 2.2 hectare mixed forest plots in the Eel Weir and Loon Lake area.
Eel Weir Road is now open at the Gold Mines trail head.
Learn more about prescribed fires