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PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

PHILOSOPHY BY REGION

BRUCE FERGUSON'S

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​Where the Rivers Meet (WTRM) Website

CLASS 4 - MI'KMAW ETHNOGRAPHY

Mi'kmaq Ethnograpy


Chapter 5 . SE’TTA’NEWIMK: THE MI’KMAW ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO POTLOTEK


​1. Why is St. Anne so important to the Mi’kmaw?  What does she symbolize?

2. What is a pilgrimage?  What kind of a pilgrimage is Se’tta’newimk?

3. What happens during Se’tta’newimk?

4. Describe the various reasons that Mi’kmaw people go to Potlotek for this event.

5. How does Robinson interpret the importance of Se’tta’newimk and Potlotek?