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Mi’kmaw treaty lobster fishery launches, fisheries officers seize lobster and gear – APTN

Sep 07, 2022 Fisheries officers seized crates of lobster at Saulnierville wharf, harvested by Sipekne’katik First Nation fishermen. A few days earlier, Mi’kmaw fishermen dropped their lobster traps in St. Mary’s Bay under the band’s own lobster management plan. The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) confirmed to APTN News officers seized 82 crates containing approximately 6,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202256 Views

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Eliot Page fights to protect nature alongside indigenous peoples in Canada – Wire Service Canada

“They arrested a woman who defended her land.” The artist, with a video of the arrest of an elderly Mi’kmaq, Canada’s indigenous population Eliot page Led the group’s cause Protect the Eisner Cove Marsh, in the view of its more than six million followers on Instagram, was threatened by the construction of a housing complex. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202238 Views

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Free Mi’kmaw language class offered for Indigenous P.E.I. residents – CBC

Sep 06, 2022 ‘Everybody is worried that they might say the wrong thing or do the wrong thing’ Indigenous people on P.E.I. who don’t already speak the Mi’kmaw language can now get started on learning it at UPEI, at no cost. The course is being offered as part of UPEI’s commitment to truth and reconciliation. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202243 Views

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Mi’kmaq demand apology for centralization, still awaiting Canada’s response to petition – CBC

Sep 06, 2022 ‘I want the federal government to apologize for the economic racism and the cultural genocide’ Mi’kmaq survivors of centralization are still waiting for a response from the federal government, after petitioning for an apology for the policy that forced them from their lands and onto reserves. “We, the Mi’kmaq survivors of centralization […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202235 Views

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‘Really special’: Fund launched for Indigenous women and girls in sports in Atlantic Canada – Global News

September 2, 2022 A new memorial foundation wants to support Indigenous women and girls interested in playing sports in Atlantic Canada. The Genevieve Francis Memorial Fund was launched this week by Ryan Francis of the Acadia First Nation, who named it after his late grandmother. “I never had the opportunity to meet my late grandmother,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202252 Views

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Judge dismisses charges against Mi’kmaw business accused of unlicensed cannabis sales – CBC

Sep 02, 2022 Matter dropped after Crown said lead investigator was no longer available A Cape Breton man waited nearly two years to argue for what he says is his right to sell cannabis on reserve lands. But just as Albert Marshall Jr.’s trial got underway on Monday in Eskasoni First Nation, N.S., it came […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202242 Views

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Aknutmaqn (Newsletter) – Membertou FN

September 2, 2022 In recent months, well-known couple Candice and Catherine Paul began offering a delivery service to Membertou community members called C & C Treaty Express. After working for a local delivery company that suddenly closed its doors, these two found a way to serve the community’s delivery needs. “We have members without transportation,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202246 Views

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Nova Scotia is St Barbara’s ‘black cat’ – Halifax Examiner

Sept. 1, 2022 After it reported $144 million in losses, the Australian mining company’s share price dropped 70%. Its board chair is blaming First Nations and Canadian regulators. Things are looking less than golden for Australia’s St Barbara Ltd, but rather than accept responsibility, board chair Tim Netscher is pointing the finger at First Nations, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202237 Views

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Solar panels installed in all Nunatsiavut towns as Inuit government eyes energy independence – CBC

Aug 31, 2022 Small solar systems will power community centres, with more being planned Solar panels now face the sky in every Nunatsiavut community, as the region’s Inuit government works toward its goal of getting the five remote towns off diesel power and achieving energy independence. Jamie Hewlett, Nunatsiavut’s regional energy co-ordinator, says the solar […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202258 Views

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Mawi’omi a beautiful celebration of culture, community in Lennox Island – CBC

Aug 29, 2022 ‘When we were colonized, we lost all this stuff’ This weekend marked the return of the Lennox Island Mawi’omi or powwow on P.E.I.’s North Shore with feasts, vendors, dancing, drumming and much more. More than 500 people gathered for the event, some from other First Nations across Canada. Lennox Island Chief Darlene […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 202255 Views

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