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The mission of the Micmac interpretation Site of Gespeg's is to showcase the Mi'gmaq culture of the Aboriginal community in Gaspé. It is through his interpretive activities, the site highlights is the history of the community from 1675 to today.

A WORD FROM THE CHIEF

 

Welta’sualul Jel P’jila’si ! Hello and welcome!

We are proud to invite you to visit the Gespeg Micmac Interpretation Site, located on our traditional territory and we sincerely hope that the discovery of our culture and our traditions will leave you with a positive and vivid memory. The cordial staff welcoming you is mostly constituted of members of the Micmac Nation and is dedicated to making your visit an unforgettable experience. Our guides will accompany you throughout our circuit, which includes several stops. The training of our attentive staff, combined with their personal experiences, will highlight our history while also addressing the contemporary challenges we face as a First Nation.

In addition to your guided tour, they will be happy to show you our unique shop in the region. You will find an unmatched variety of local products, including pieces of art and crafts made by our Mi'gmaq craftsmen, but also by other Native craftsmen originating from different communities.

 

In a spirit of reconciliation and in order to make our culture and our realities better known, we are happy to welcome you in the indoor and outdoor facilities of our Interpretation Site, a precious place that we take a good care of and that has been enhanced over the years. Tourism is a pillar of our economy and to increase the number of visitors who come to us, we undertook steps to expand our services given to the cruise ship passengers, a development project in partnership with Quebec Aboriginal Tourism. We hope you will be many more to come visit us, you are welcome in Mi'gmaq territory, among the People of the sea!

 

Nmu'les, See you soon!

 

Chief Manon Jeannotte on behalf of the Gespeg Micmac Council.

The nine Council members of the Gespeg Micmac Nation: front row: Johanne  Jean, councilor – Chief Manon Jeannotte – Johanne Basque, councilor –  Nathalie English, councilor; second row: Terry Shaw, councilor – Kevin  Langlois, councilor –Danny Basque, councilor in charge of the development  of the Interpretation Site – Mark Sinnett, councilor and responsible for  the implementation of the development of the Interpretation Site – and  Robert Paquette, councilor representing the Montreal members

The nine Council members of the Gespeg Micmac Nation: front row: Johanne Jean, councilor – Chief Manon Jeannotte – Johanne Basque, councilor – Nathalie English, councilor; second row: Terry Shaw, councilor – Kevin Langlois, councilor –Danny Basque, councilor in charge of the development of the Interpretation Site – Mark Sinnett, councilor and responsible for the implementation of the development of the Interpretation Site – and Robert Paquette, councilor representing the Montreal members

OPENING OF THE SITE JUNE 17 2017!
BOUTIQUE
Our boutique offers a range of authentic handicrafts and quality products. It highlights the Mi'gmaq crafts and other products native culture of Quebec.
Whether it is a traditional wicker basket, an original jewel, a beneficial herbal tea or a product derived from medicinal plants, obtain a genuine souvenir of your Mi'gmaq experience.