Profiles

Kenessa Cutler,

Kenessa Cutler is the daughter of Trudy Leroux and Dawson Cutler.  She was born in St. George’s and is a member of the St. George’s Indian Band.  She enjoys working at the K’Taqmkuk Mi’kmaw Museum and making native jewelry that she sells in the Craft Shop.  She is also very interested in genealogy.  In September she will be attending Memorial University, NL, where she is pursuing a career in school psychology.  She says, “I am proud to be a part of Mi’kmaq heritage and love learning as much as I can about my culture”.  

Kaitlin Garnier,

Kaitlin is the daughter of Shelley Ganier  and she lives in St. George’s, NL.  She enjoys sailing and she is a sailing instructor.  She is going to Grade 12 and will be attending Appalachia High, St. George’s, this fall. When she graduates, she plans to attend university to study psychology.  She is a member of the St. George’s Indian Band and proud of her Mi’kmaq heritage.

Jillisa Cutler

Jillisa Cutler is also the daughter of Trudy Leroux and Dawson Cutler.  She was born and lives in St. George’s and is a member of the St. George’s Indian Band.  Jillisa loves reading fictional romance novels and listening to a variety of music.  In September she plans to begin her first year university at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Collage, Corner Brook, NL, where she hopes to develop the skills she will require to be a veterinarian one day.  Jillisa, like her sister, says that she is proud of her Mi’kmaq heritage and she is very interested in the history of families in Bay. St. George, especially her own family who descend from the “Seal Rocks” Benoits.

 St. George's Indian Band

Museum Open for Business!

Three students have been hired this summer  to  conduct tours of the K’Taqmkuk Mi’kmaw Museum and manage the Gift Shop, that is located in the Museum.  The Gift Shop features a wide variety of Mi’kmaq Crafts all locally made.  The K’Taqmkuk Mi’kmaw Museum is open seven days a week from 10:00 am to  5:00 pm.  Come in and see the wonderful exhibits we have on display.  Get your photo taken in front of a reproduction of a Trapper’s Lodge beside Matty Mitchell, world renowned Mi’kmaw Guide, or in front of the scale model replica of  a 5 meter long ocean going canoe that was built by the Mi’kmaq People of Newfoundland in 1879! 

Rates:

$5.00 per family

$3.00 adult

$2.00 child 

 

 

Photo from (L-R) Kenessa Cutler, Kaitlin Garnier, Jillisa Cutler