Aborginal dating atlantic canada

Acadian French (le français acadien) is a dialect of French spoken by the Acadians in the Canadian Maritimes provinces.

Like other Canadian French dialects, it diverged from the French of France about 400 years ago at the time of the French colonization of the Americas, and sounds different to visiting Francophones.

The Mi'kmaq Nation's reserves throughout Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and eastern New Brunswick dominate aboriginal culture in the Maritimes region, while Newfoundland and Labrador has a unique history of Innu, Inuit, and Mi'kmaq groups.

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The language was deliberately discouraged by the government in the 20th century.

Newfoundland Irish is a dialect of the Irish language specific to the island of Newfoundland and was widely spoken until the mid-20th century.

PEI is famous for lobster, Newfoundland for "fish" (always refers to cod) and seal-flipper pie (yes, made from flippers of seals).

The local cuisine is marked by the origins of the population, French for the Acadians (e.g. Jacques"), and British and Irish for the English-speakers (e.g. When out at a pub enjoying the scene, the usual Canadian mass-market beers are available, but local specialties may be found as well.

Newfoundland's traditional music industry is at least as strong as that of Ireland, and groups like Great Big Sea have found mainstream success on "the mainland" (Canada).

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and PEI are collectively known as the Maritime Provinces or simply the Maritimes, while the terms Atlantic Provinces and Atlantic Canada include the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Halifax has the main international airport in the region (and it was recently listed as one of North America's best).

Flights can also be made to Sydney in Cape Breton from Halifax, or periodically from Boston, Toronto, or other Maritime cities. The clam chowder is to die for and the mussels are legendary.

Historically, Acadia (in French Acadie) was the name given by the French to a territory in northeastern North America, including parts of eastern Quebec, the Atlantic Provinces of Canada and modern-day New England stretching as far south as Philadelphia.

Later, the territory was divided into the British colonies which were to become American states and Canadian provinces.

The population of Atlantic Canada was roughly 192919 people.

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