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Sipekne’katik First Nation’s lobster study aims to assess impact of summer and fall fishing – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2021102 Views

Oct 06, 2021

Study in St. Marys Bay, N.S., the latest development in conflict over Mi’kmaw treaty right to fish

In the darkness of an early morning, a lobster boat leaves the wharf and heads through Nova Scotia’s St. Marys Bay into the open ocean. It rises on large waves as the wind blows through the open windows. Crew members talk and laugh as they drink their coffee.

The boat, Mamma Ain’t Happy, is owned by Sipekne’katik First Nation and is fishing under food, social, and ceremonial (FSC) tags. The tags are the license under which the lobster can legally be fished and allow the band to harvest it for those purposes but not to sell it.

After each trip, the catch is brought back to the community for lobster giveaways that feed most of the families in the second-largest Mi’kmaw band in Nova Scotia.

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