Established as the Mi’kmaq College Institute (MCI) in 1998, and based at Cape Breton University, Unama’ki College offers an environment that embraces the knowledge, wisdom and traditions of the Mi’kmaq, offering academic courses delivered in Mi’kmaw communities. Unama’ki college houses the Kji-keptin Alexander Denny L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kuom (Mi’kmaq Language Lab) and manages both the Mi’kmaw Resource Centre (MRC) and the Mi’kmaw Ethics Watch. In conjunction with Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) and the Nova Scotia Department of Education, the Mi’kmaq Language Lab has as its mandate Mi’kmaq linguistic research and the development and delivery of language courses for non/semi-speakers of Mi’kmaq.