Event Schedule

St. Anne’s Mission

July 28 - August 1 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Potlotek FN

St Anne’s Mission

The Mi’kmaq have celebrated the annual feast of Saint Anne in Potlotek First Nation, Nova
Scotia, on a tiny island called Miniku since 1742.
• Saint Anne’s Mission has been recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada since 2002.
• The Mi’kmaq recognize Saint Anne as their Patron Saint since 1629.
• The Saint Anne's Mission is also a traditional meeting place for the Mi’kmaw Grand Council
(Sante Mawiomi) – They come together and discuss issues affecting the Mi’kmaw Nation. The
Grand Council (represents the 7 districts) and gives a yearly address on Sunday during the Saint Anne Mission