Welcome to the Women's Place Resource Center based in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.
Our mission is dedicated to the well-being and economic status of women in the Kings, Annapolis and Digby Counties.
We work with communities to achieve this mission through a variety of Services as well as creating a safe place for women to gather, share, grow and be. By supporting women, we recognize that we in turn nurture the growth of children, families and the entire communities that we serve.
Our Sister Fair event is a celebration of womens' expressions in music and art. It also raises awareness of the Women's Place Resource Center and the Frances Mills-Clements Bursary.
In 2011-2012, the Women's Place Resource Center provided support to over 1,300 people over the phone, in-person and through programs and initiatives.
The Women's Place Resource Centre in partnership with Bear River First Nation held the Honouring Our Sisters event on May 10, 2016 at the Bear River Cultural Centre. It was a time to honour and remember all of the missing and murdered indigenous women and come together physically and in spirit to inspire us to join together to end all violence against women and girls.
The link to an article by Jonathan Riley of The Digby Courier about the event can be found in our Internet News menu.
We would like to extend our sincere thank you to all involved in this event's success including our sponsors:
Thanks from the Women's Place staff
The Family Matters Family Home Daycare Agency is looking for Care Providers who wish to become Approved with our Agency.
Family Matters Family Home Daycare Agency
Contact Info: Tel - (902) 584-2210;
Toll free - 1-800-399-7119;
"Building Happy and Healthy Families"
Nov. 8, 2016
Would you like to learn some words in the Mi’kmaq language?
Great! The first thing you need to know is: There are NO SILENT LETTERS in the Mi'kmaq language.
I will be posting a new word each week on our website. If you are having any trouble at all with the pronunciation of any of the words, please feel free to call Wanda at: 902-532-1898 or 902-467-0356. There will be words that will be close to impossible to spell phonetically, so keep the number handy, as you will need to hear the word spoken.
Now, let’s begin our first word with a greeting in Mi’kmaq.
Nov. 16, 2016- Your first word is: Kwe’
(phonetically pronounced: Kway)
Kwe’ means: Hello
Nov. 23, 2016- This week's word is: Kitpu-
Phonetically pronounced: (Git pooh)...FYI- When phonetically pronouncing a word that has a "G" sound, the letter "G " will have a soft "G" sound .... as in "Go, Gone. Kitpu means: Eagle
Nov. 29, 2016-This week's word is: Tities- (dee dee ess)
Tities means: Blue Jay
Dec. 5, 2016- This week's word is a phrase (fitting for the time of year): Wli Nipi Alasutma!
Willie nibby alla sued mah
Wli Nipi Alasutma means: Merry Xmas!
Dec. 12, 2016- This week's phrase is: Pasu'l Pana'ne! (Bah zool Bah nah nay!)
Pasu'l Pana'ne means: Happy New Year!
Jan. 3, 2017- Well it's 2017 and we begin the year with another Mi'kmaq word to add to your list. Since it is the winter season, our new word for this week will be:
Kesik (Guess sick)
Kesik means: Winter.
Jan. 10, 2017- This week's word is: Muin- (Moo win)
Muin means: Bear
Jan. 16, 2017- This week's word is: Apli'kmuj (ah blig gah mooj)
Apli'kmuj means: Rabbit
Jan. 23, 2017- This week's word is: Lentuk (len dook) Note: 'dook' will rhyme with the word "took"
Lentuk means: Deer
Jan. 30, 2017- This week's word is: Paqtism (this word will require you to hear orally for pronunciation)
Paqtism means: Wolf
Feb. 7, 2017- This week's word is: Te'sipow (Daisy beau)
Te'sipow means: Horse
Feb. 14, 2017- This week's word is: Te'sipow Ji'j (Daisy beau Jeech)
Te'sipow Ji'j means: Foal
Feb. 21, 2017-This week's word is: Kopit (Go bit)
Kopit means: Beaver
Feb. 28, 2017- This week's word is: L'muj (ool mooj)
L'muj means: Dog
March 7, 2017- This week's word is: Mia'wj (Me ouch)
Mi'awj means: Cat (domesticated cat)
March 14, 2017- This week's word is: Qalipu (will need audio prounciation)
Qalipu means: Caribou
March 21, 2017- Ths week's word is: T'iam (Dee alm)
Ti'am means: Moose
March 27, 2017.- This week's word is: Atu'tuej (ah dew dew wedge)
Atu'tuej means: Squirrel
April 3-2017- This week's word is: P'jila'si- (Oop jill lah see)
Pjila'si means: welcome
April 10, 2017- This week's word is: Wela'lioq (If I am thanking more than 2 people)
(Well lah lee oh)