Nicolas Denys was born in France in 1598. He came to "Acadia" in 1632. A fisherman - lumberman - trader - promoter of settlements and writer he is recognized as a maker of history for over half a century. He lived among the Mi'kmaq for 40 years and provides an invaluable picture of the country and it's people.

Read "Nicolas Denys account of the Mi'kmaq first published in 1672".

...written exactly as it is written in the publication. This means that all original spelling mistakes are included in the digitized version.

"Nicolas Denys account of the Mi'kmaq" is a digitization project of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library