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Nova Scotia on Stamps

Algonkian Artifacts Micmac canoe Micmac encampment 
Canada Post Corporation, 1989, 1973. Reproduced with permission.
Nova Scotia's first settlers were the Mi'kmaq, whose language, Mi'kmawi'simk, is part of the Algonkian language group. Information regarding Nova Scotia's native peoples is available at the Nova Scotia Museum.


NS Coat of Arms and Mayflower NS Flag
Canada Post Corporation, 1965; 1979. Reproduced with permission.
The Trailing Arbutus, commonly known as the Mayflower, is the provincial plant of Nova Scotia.
The provincial flag was established in 1929 by a Royal Warrant of King George V.



Click on different areas of the map or on the links below to see Canadian stamps which commemorate Nova Scotian people and places.

Cape Breton Island Annapolis Valley South Shore Halifax Area Cumberland, Colchester Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough Map Reference

Halifax Area  Annapolis Valley  South Shore  Cape Breton Island

Cumberland/Colchester  Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough

 

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