Jaime Battiste

First Mi'kmaw MP in Canadian House of Commons

Born in Potolek First Nation and a long-time resident of Eskasoni First Nation, Jaime Battiste is a Mi'kmaw rights activist, legal scholar, advocate, and writer. He is the first ever Mi'kmaw MP elected in Canada, and the first Indigenous MP in the history of Nova Scotia. Battiste graduated from Dalhousie…

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