Mi'kmaw Myths & Canadian Lore

What uncanny creatures lurk in the depths of the Canadian wilderness? Reclusive river sprites, ice-hearted ogres, and even a storm-summoning giant lynx: Gather ’round the campfire with Mi’kmaw poet Julie Pellissier-Lush, author Amir Aziz, and Canada’s History magazine senior editor Kate Jaimet for some spooky stories of the supernatural.
Interview by Kate Jaimet; illustration by Axana Zasorina Posted October 12, 2023
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Amir Aziz is the author of “Lore & Legends,” in the December 2023-January 2024 issue of Canada’s History magazine. When not submitting his Sasquatch-themed poetry to nonplussed editors, Aziz works and writes in the Toronto area. His work has appeared in the Walrus and Asparagus magazine.

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