Discover Glooscap's World

Kluskap (Glooscap) is an Abenaki word meaning "man from nothing". Glooscap, the first human, was created out of a bolt of lightening in the sand and remains a figure that appears in many of the Mi'kmaw legends. These legends are stories that are passed down from generation to generation and tell of the Mi'kmaq culture.

Workshops

Register today for one of our many upcoming workshops including: Mi'kmaq Language, Basket Making, drumming, traditional story telling, quillwork, etc.

Discovering Mi'kmaq Culture

Immerse yourself in an innovative multimedia presentation as Glooscap guides you through the trials, the survival of the Mi'kmaq people. Our aboriginal interpreters will give you a guided tour of the stunning displays of Mi'kmaq quillwork, beadwork, clothing and artifacts and tell you their own stories of what it is like to be Mi'kmaq. You will be able to pick up information to Discover Glooscap's landmarks along the Fundy Shore.

Welcome to Glooscap Heritage Centre
and Mi'kmaw Museum

Visit the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi'kmaw Museum to gaze at the 40-foot statue of Glooscap and to learn about the Mi'kmaw - the Aboriginal group of Nova Scotia. The Glooscap Heritage Centre, located next to Truro, Nova Scotia, is dedicated to the celebration of Mi'kmaw heritage. The Centre also has a modern Visitor Information Centre and a Gift Shop with a First Nation focus.

Experience Our Culture

Videos


Teacher Resources

Bring learning back to the classroom with the latest lesson plans on the Legend of Glooscap. view full resources section

Things to do

Bay of Fundy Recommended Experiences are an eco-friendly network of exhilarating outdoor adventures and the areas' most mesmerizing natural and cultural attractions. launch website
Mark your Calendars!

Rattle Making Workshop - Part 2
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Glooscap Heritage Gala
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Workshops and Demonstrations!

Eagle Online Learning at the Glooscap Annex
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Parent -Tot Tuesdays- Ended
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Exhibits to Look For!

Sa'qewe'l Wksitaqnmual * Early Creations
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L'nu'smik, L'nu'-wi'kikemk, L'nu-kiljemk * Speaking, Writing, Reading
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Kawiey aq Wayo'pskiey * Quillwork and Beadwork
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Likpniknn * Splint Basketry
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Kmu'jiktuk Wejiaq * Made from Trees
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Mi'kmawey Maskwiey Kwitn * Mi'kmaw Birchbark Canoe
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Wi'kikaqnn Elapskita'sikl * Mi'kmaw Petroglyphs
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Ula Kelwikasik ta'n Mi'kmaq Sma'knisk tel-pmite'tasult'tij * Mi'kmaq Veterans Wall of Honour
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Kejikawey Kisitaqn * Contemporary Creations
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