Federal enforcement in N.S. fisheries dispute ‘political’: Mi’kmaw lawyer – Global News
September 20, 2021
The Mi’kmaw fishers who headed out to collect lobster traps on St. Marys Bay in Saulnierville, N.S., on Sept. 9 were met by a familiar sight: zodiacs speeding toward them from the horizon.
The boats, owned by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), were filled with armed conservation and protection officers.
As their motors slowed, the officers watched Sipekne’katik First Nation Chief Mike Sack and members of his community haul in about 100 pounds of lobster.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, chiefs from across eastern Canada and journalists were also onboard the Mi’kmaw boats.
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