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Linguist Bernie Francis reflects on how far the Mi'kmaw language has come — and what's needed now
Mi'kmaw has officially been recognized as Nova Scotia's first language, but linguist Bernie Francis says it wasn't that long ago that some judges wouldn't even provide translation to Mi'kmaw speaking people accused of a crime. He also offers some suggestions for how you can use the language — even if you're an English speaker.