Leanna MacLeod

If you are planning a wedding, Leanna would be honoured to perform your traditional, spiritual or same-sex wedding ceremony in a manner that is professional. Respectful, compassionate, joyful Elder and skillful counsellor best describes the qualities Leanna brings to her role as Wedding Officiant. Leanna was born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, is a Mi’kmaq woman, Mother to two and Nanny to two. Leanna looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your wishes for your wedding ceremony to ensure your wedding is a unique and a “Happily Ever After” memorable occasion.

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Areas served

Sipekne'Katik First Nation, Stewiacke, Upper Stewiacke, Middle Stewiacke, Shubenacadie, Milford, Elmsdale, Maitland, Kennetcook Alton, Brentwood, Brookfield, Hilden, Truro, Millbrook First Nation, Truro Heights, Onslow, Masstown, Glenholme, Little Dyke, Great Village, Belmont, Debert, Londonderry, Green Oaks, Green Creek, Princeport, Beaver Brook, Old Barns, Biblehill, North River, Salmon River, Valley, Folly Lake, Kemptown, Wittenberg, Musquodoboit.


Shannon & Denise
Leanna MacLeod made herself available to meet with us in person twice before the actual wedding day. She was open to working with us to customize our ceremony and gave us guidance about the elements involved in writing our own. She was flexible and open to incorporating elements from various traditions, including a last minute change to add a horseshoe to the event. We have mentioned this service already to a few of our friends. Leanna has such calm and grounded energy. She was a perfect match for us. As a Mi'kmaq elder, she incorporated some of her traditional practices into the ceremony and was also able to connect well with our guests who come from many different backgrounds and persuasions. She was the perfect celebrant for our wedding. We're so fortunate to have found her.
Elaine & Gerry
Leanna MacLeod exceeded our expectations!