The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to announce that they have acquired and digitized a rare 19th century Mi’kmaq (Micmac) liturgical manuscript. The prayers are written chiefly in hieroglyphic script, with a few lines including interlinear transliteration in Latin script. Full resolution JPEG images of this extraordinary document are available from Beinecke’s digital library. Images are openly and freely accessible. To see them, click here. A record for this manuscript can be found in Yale’s online library catalog, Orbis. Click here to see the page.
The Beinecke is excited to offer this new resource for the study of Mi’kmaq language and culture.