It’s lit fest season in Nova Scotia! poet Lodaidh MacFhionghain (Lewis MacKinnon) spoke at the Cabot Trail Writers Festival hosted at the Gaelic College in Cape Breton on Sunday morning, September 30.

The panel was titled:

Île du Cap-Breton | Cheap Breatainn | Unama’ki: In Other Words

A Reading & Conversation in Four Cape Breton Languages with Catherine Martin, Lewis MacKinnon, and Gabriel LeBlanc.

This special event featured readings in Mi’kmaw, Gaelic and Acadian French, followed by a multilingual discussion (moderated in English) about the history and future of those languages and cultures on Cape Breton island.

L to R: unknown, Lewis MacKinnon, Gabriel LeBlanc, and Catherine Martin. Photo by Paul MacNeill.