Repatriation of Mi'kmaw Regalia
Heather Stevens, Manager of the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre travelled to Melbourne, Australia in March 2023 with pipe carrier, Deanne Sack to repatriate a men's Mi'kmaw regalia that was in Australia for 144 years.
On this page we have shared news articles that document Heather's journey to bring a piece of our history home, and also some pictures of the regalia that are now on display in the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre.
News article links:
Mi'kmaq regalia kept in an Australian museum for more than 130 years will finally be returned to Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia -- close to where the items are believed to have been crafted by a Mi'kmaq artist in the 1800s.