in Guysborough County
The following is taken from "History of the County of
Guysborough" by H. C. Hart.
Micmac names relating to Guysborough County fron a
"First Reading Book in the Micmac Language," by the late Rev.S.
T. Rand, Missionary to the Indians - kindly loaned by Rev. W. H. Fraser
- The name for the whole country including Cape Breton,
Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick is Magumaage, or Micmac Land.
- The district of Canso to Halifax, which had it's own
chief was called Eskegawaage.
- Chedabucto, Sedabooktook, running far back.
- Clam Harbour, Asaugadich, clam ground.
- Country Harbour, Asaugadich, flounder ground
also,Moolaboogwek, deeply gullied out.
- Cole Harbour, Wonpaak, still water.
- Canso, Camsok, opposite a high bluff.
- Little Canso, Camsogooch, little Camsok.
- Ecum Seckum, Megwasaagunk, a red house.
- Fox Island, Sebelogwokun, where skins are stretched.
- Gut of Canso, Tooegunuk, an outlet.
- Liscomb Harbour, Megadawik, where the big eels
- Mary Joseph, Kulokwejook, sculpin ground.
- New Harbour, Okoboogwek, foaming with discolored
foam, also Ansaakw, a lonely rock.
- Oyster Ponds, Pajdoobaachk, wave dashed, or
buried by the rollong wave.
- Port Mulgrave, Wolumkwa-kagunuchk, lobster
- St. Mary's, Nabsoosakunuk.
- White Head, Camsogoochech.
- Wine Harbour, Pulamkeegunchk, an outlet cut
through the sand.
- Indian Harbour, Utkgunaakade, autumn fishery.