More than 11,000 years ago Debert was the home of the first people. They continue to discover an reveal new evidence of people living in what was an ice -age landscape. 13,000 and 9,000 years ago there was a major climate change . The glaciers slowly melted and retreated over thousands of years. Then very suddenly the area quickly went into a mini ice-age, this ice-age lasted for several thousand years. After this time, Mi’kma’ki became increasingly warmer.
Significance to the Mi'kmaq