Bear River First Nation
and Cultural

The Centre interprets the heritage and culture of the Mi’kmaq of the Bear River area. Our people have always referred to ourselves as L’nuk, meaning “The People”. Today the word “Mi’kmaq” is the name used for our people.

Bear River First Nation Heritage and Cultural Centre
PO Box 210
Bear River, Nova Scotia BOS IBO

Telephone: (902) 467-0301

Fax: (902) 467-0226



Hours:    Wednesday-Sunday

                11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Medicine Trail is a spiritual place and represents the close relationship with Mother Earth and the sacred plants.

Workshops are offered in making dream catchers, deer-hide bracelets, talking sticks, and wood-splint flowers.

Gift Shop

Heritage Gallery displays sacred artifacts dating back 2,500 to 4,000 years.

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