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In 2017 the Supreme Court released four decisions which elaborated on the substance and application of the duty to consult and accommodate (Clyde River (Hamlet) Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

Members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) listened intently to the discussions of the Halifax Regional Municipality’s (HRM) Council on the Cornwallis Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

Robin Thompson is Cree Metis and a member of the Manitoba Metis Federation. Robin holds a business diploma, an Advanced Major in Social and Criminal Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

AFN Welcomes the Government’s Support for Bill C-262

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Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said on Nov. Continue Reading →

Education, Legal

Muskrat Falls Inquiry Doesn’t Go Far Enough, say NS allies

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KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – National groups are reacting to the announcement made by Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball releasing the terms of reference for the Continue Reading →

Education, Legal

Consultation: The need for inclusion

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How often are we seeing Chiefs and Councillors taking industry and Governments to task for “a failure to Consult with us” as it relates to Continue Reading →

Community, Legal

Election Results: Paqtnkek and Pictou Landing

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Congratulations to Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation on their recent election. Returning to the position of Chief is Paul James (P.J.) Prosper, Council members Judy Bernard-Julian, Anne Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

New Board for NSNWA

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Congratulations to the newly elected NS Native Women’s Association and Executive board members.

Legal

The Case for a Mi’kmaw Summit on the UN Declaration

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The Mi’kmaw people – like other Indigenous communities across Canada – must organize themselves into nations to define what reconciliation means to them Canada’s celebration Continue Reading →

Culture, Legal

Nova Scotia RCMP Take significant step towards Reconciliation

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Dartmouth – A first in Canada for the RCMP, the Nova Scotia RCMP announced on October 30, 2017 that all clients including victims, witnesses and Continue Reading →

Legal

Update on Beneficiaries Process

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Since November 2016, the Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO), on behalf of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly), has been reporting back on Continue Reading →

Community, Legal

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 →