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Where Worlds Meet

The Gaspé Peninsula is often referred to as “the end of the land”. Or, according to the Mi’gmaq term Gespeg, “land’s end”. But the Gaspé Peninsula has long been connected to the outside world. The Gaspé Peninsula witnessed the beginnings of life on land, the…

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The deep blue sea

The deep blue sea is the history of the Gaspé told through fifteen sailing vessels, from the drakkars of the Vikings to the seafaring canoes of the Mi’gmaq to Gaspésiennes. It is also the life journey of people of the sea: cod fishers, whalers and…

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Dear Léo

A legendary figure in Gaspesian folk art, Léonard Lapierre – Léo to his friends, was born in Gaspé. Inspired by his immediate environment, he carved his first wooden object at the age of 16. This was followed by hundreds of creations. Exploring various mediums, his…

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