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Mi’kmaq Flag raised as a Permanent Flag at St. FX University

The Mi’kmaq flag is now permanently flying on the St. FX University campus.  At a special ceremony before a packed house at the Coady International Institute’s

Mi’kmaq flag flying at Morrison Hall with other permanent flags on campus

Dennis Hall, the Mi’kmaq flag was officially raised.  At the same time, the flag was unfurled outside at Morrison Hall.

St. FX President Kent MacDonald says having the Mi’kmaq flag flying year-round on campus signifies many things.
A number of Mi’kmaq leaders, university officials and student representatives participated in the ceremony.
Paqtnkek Chief Paul Prosper says having the Mi’kmaq flag permanently flown on campus is a historical event.
For the past couple of years, the Mi’kmaq flag was flown during October to mark Mi’kmaq History Month.  Last spring, the university adopted a flag policy that stipulates the Canadian, Nova Scotia, St. FX and Mi’kmaq flags would be flown permanently on campus.
For the past couple of years, the Mi’kmaq flag was flown during October to mark Mi’kmaq History Month.  Last spring, the university adopted a flag policy that stipulates the Canadian, Nova Scotia, St. FX and Mi’kmaq flags would be flown permanently on campus.
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St. FX University adopts Flag Policy; Mi’kmaq flag will be one of four flags to fly permanently on Campus

The Mi’kmaq flag will soon be flying on the St. FX campus year-round.  For the past couple of years, the flag was flown during the month of October to mark Mi’kmaq

Mi’kmaq Flag flying at St. FX campus during Mi’kmaq history month in October, 2016

history month.

The university recently adopted a flag policy that stipulates the four flags that will fly permanently on campus are the Canadian, Nova Scotia, St. FX and Mi’kmaq flags.
St. FX Vice-President of Finance and Administration, Andrew Beckett says recent calls for the Mi’kmaq flag to be displayed on campus year-round, prompted a broader review of protocols.
Beckett says the Mi’kmaq flag will be officially unfurled permanently at a ceremony during Welcome Week in September, when students return to St. FX for fall classes.