|Q. Why do you have such a fascination with the
A. "I'm part Mi'kmaq, on my mothers side
of the family. I want to know more about my heritage."
Q. How long have you known about
A. "Since 5th grade."
Q. Have you been interested since
Q. Have you learned a lot from this
A. "Much, I've learned about early Mi'kmaq
life, and pre-European contact, and legends,
and myth's, and story telling."
Q. What do you think of the stories?
A. "I think there really cool. There in
a story telling world; unrealistic things can happen but
they take it as real."
Q. Have you done other research before
A. "Yes! Have been researching this for
a while, so I knew a lot already. Although this is the
biggest project I've ever done about Mi'kmaq's."
Q. What are you doing with the info
A. I'm writing a story, before European
contact, in a village."
Q. Tell me more about it.
A. "It's like a circle story, so it ends
in the same place it starts. The main character is a girl
named Noskami, who is the daughter of the local chief. It follows her life
and includes a lot of Native American stories.
Some one tells a stori and it happens in the
Q. Are you going to publish this?
A. "I plan to, if it's good enough."
Q. Has it been fun?