Traditional
Gilbert Sewell

Biography

Born in Winpegijuij in 1939, Gilbert Sewell is a Mi’gmaq elder, oral historian, folklorist, storyteller, guide, woodcarver, and Mi’gmaq language instructor from the Pabineau First Nation.  Gilbert is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the NB Human Rights Award, NB Eco Award, Orono, Maine Museum Award, and the Canadian Merit Award.  These accomplishments can be attributed to Gilbert’s tireless dedication to sharing, expressing, and teaching others about Mi’gmaq heritage

Infos

Name
Gilbert Sewell
Genre
Traditional
Nation / Territory
Mi'kmaq
Community
Pabineau
Languages
English
Mi'kmaq

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