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Listuguj Enforces By-Law 16

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Listuguj, Quebec – The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has enforced By-law 16 which currently states; “Whereas under S.28 of the Indian Act only a band member Continue Reading →

Community, Legal

New Court to Open in Wagmatcook

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Aboriginal Wellness/Gladue Court and Provincial Court Services Established at Wagmatcook Provincial Court services will soon be established in Wagmatcook First Nation, including Nova Scotia’s first Continue Reading →

Legal

Pardon, Apology, for Late Grand Chief Gabriel Sylliboy

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Gabriel Sylliboy, a late grand chief of the Mi’kmaq, remembered for defending his people’s right to hunt and fish, received a posthumous pardon and apology Continue Reading →

Legal, Youth

RCMP Foundation Launches TechConnect Program in Eskasoni

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On Friday, December 9th, The RCMP Foundation, in partnership with RBC and The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia, gave 27 laptops to 27 Continue Reading →

Community, Legal

Introducing RCMP Eskasoni Detachment Commander

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Eskasoni – Staff Sergeant Craig Yorke is the new RCMP Detachment Commander at Eskasoni First Nation. Originally from Newfoundland, the 28 year veteran of the Continue Reading →

Legal

Mi’kmaq Leader Reappointed to Human Rights Commission

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Chief Andrea Paul of Pictou Landing First Nation has been reappointed as a commissioner of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. Ms. Paul had been Continue Reading →

Business, Legal

Mi’kmaq Frustrations Rise with In-Stream Tidal

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The Fundy Ocean Research for Energy (FORCE) continues to move forward with their In-Stream Tidal project, despite ongoing concerns from the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia. Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

Assembly Addresses Moose Hunting Issues

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The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) and the Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) have received numerous complaints from our Mi’kmaw Harvesters about the Continue Reading →

Community, Legal

MCPEI congratulates Chief Matilda Ramjattan in Re-election

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Charlottetown, PEI – The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI is congratulating the participants in the Lennox Island First Nation election, held June 11, 2016. In particular, Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

Truth and Reconciliation Process and the “The Catholic Church Math”

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When we think of the “Truth and Reconciliation Process” (“Process”) regarding Residential Schools, one might believe this to be the start towards a healing process. Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

The Rights of the Mi’kmaq

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Despite being one of the first tribes to have contact with Europeans, our culture and people have survived. The Mi’kmaq are resilient people that stand Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

Mi’kmaw Concerned with In-Stream Tidal Development

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The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia have major concerns with the development of in-stream tidal in the Bay of Fundy. Through consultation with the Province of Continue Reading →