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First Nations lobster fishermen in N.S. not required to observe whale closure – CBC

Exemption raises concern over conservation and fairness Aug 18, 2022 A Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) fishery closure in Nova Scotia this week to protect endangered North Atlantic Right Whales will not apply to First Nations lobster fishermen in the area, CBC News has learned. The department is allowing ceremonial lobster fishing in St. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20222 Views

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NunatuKavut Hoping Indigenous History is Accurately Represented at Colonial Building – VOCM

Aug 18, 2022 The President of the NunatuKavut Community Council says he can live with the decision to not rename Colonial Building, so long as Indigenous history is properly represented at the site. Todd Russell says his mindset through the consultation process was that if the name is kept the history behind it needs to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20225 Views

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Mi’kmaw women ‘so excited’ as dreamed-of Resilience Centre gets $8M – CBC

Aug 17, 2022 Millbrook centre will offer mental health help, language immersion, a birthing centre and more Three women involved in a project to build a centre dedicated to the healing and support of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQIA+ people and their families are celebrating their dream finally becoming a reality in Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202210 Views

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Indigenous youth camp combines traditional Mi’kmaw knowledge with STEM – Global

August 16, 2022 Thirteen youth from Mi’kmaw communities have made their way to Bridgewater, N.S. to participate in a week-long education program aimed at connecting them with their culture — using science as the tool. The Melkiknuawti land-based education program will be led by staff and outreach instructors from SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University and the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20229 Views

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Defence lawyer says more detail is needed in case against Indigenous fishers – CBC

Aug 16, 2022 Judge gives plaintiff’s lawyer 30 days to amend her statement of claim The case of a commercial fisher who’s suing Indigenous groups continued in Saint John on Tuesday. The case began in April, when Mary Ann Holland applied to the Court of Queen’s Bench for an injunction to stop Indigenous fishers from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20229 Views

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Rename Colonial Building, say Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous groups – Toronto Star

Aug. 16, 2022 ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Indigenous groups in Newfoundland and Labrador are pushing back against the provincial government’s recent decision to maintain the name of the historic Colonial Building in downtown St. John’s. The Nunatsiavut government, which represents Inuit in Labrador, and First Voice, an Indigenous coalition in St. John’s, issued statements Monday […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202212 Views

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New Atlantic Ballet Indigenous director says collaboration, not tokenism, key to new role – CBC

Aug 15, 2022 Atlantic Ballet will bring Indigenous-themed ballet to Fredericton Playhouse The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada named a new director of Indigenous programming — a position borne of a collaboration that lasted over eight years. Nipahtuwet Naka Wespahtuwet Possesom from Sitansisk, or St. Mary’s First Nation, has worked with the Atlantic Ballet on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202211 Views

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After N.L. opts not to rename Colonial Building, Indigenous groups say decision is a step back – CBC

Aug 15, 2022 Historic building has been under renovations since 2010 At least two Indigenous organizations are disappointed by the Newfoundland and Labrador government’s decision not to rename the Colonial Building, a provincial historic site in St. John’s. In a statement Monday, the provincial government said following public consultation it has opted not to rename […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20228 Views

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Climate change impacts at the fore for south coast communities after central Newfoundland forest fires – CBC

Miawpukek, St. Alban’s reviewing emergency procedures Aug 15, 2022 Chief Mi’sel Joe says Miawpukek doesn’t get as much snow as it used to. Joe said he used to be on the fence about whether climate change was having a tangible impact on the environment surrounding Miawpukek, a Mi’kmaw community on Conne River on the south […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 202214 Views

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New documentary explores the devastating loss of caribou on Labrador’s Inuit – CBC

Aug 14, 2022 Caribou have been an integral part of Inuit life for generations It’s a stunning sight: thousands of caribou, filmed from above, running at great speed over the Labrador landscape. The footage, recorded almost 30 years ago, shows the incredible abundance that once was the George River caribou herd, a primary source of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 202215 Views

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