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August 7, 2012

Community, Sports

In the short time Membertou opened its doors to the two-rink arena, it has not taken long to see winning results!  If you drop by Continue Reading →

Community, Sports

A few of our many, many medal winners and tournaments stars. Congratulations! Photos provided by Nigel Gloade

Community, Legal

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 →

Education

On Wednesday, April 26, the APC arranged a meeting between Atlantic/Gaspé and the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). This Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Glooscap First Nation continues to lead the way in rural economic development in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. On April 11th, local MLA Keith Irving joined Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

FIRST FISHERS: Basement treasure centerpiece of new exhibit

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A 15.5 foot (4.7m) birch bark canoe that was constructed by the Mi’kmaw in the early 1900s for hunting and fishing in the backwoods of Continue Reading →

Culture

Interesting People and Events 4

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Fancy cars were not part of my young life, I thought, at the time that they were something that was only enjoyed by white folks, Continue Reading →

Sports

Mi’kmaw teams win hockey series against the government

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TRURO, N.S. – The team of Mi’kmaq Chiefs and Councillors beat the government team 9-6 in Membertou and 9-2 in Truro. Chief Bob Gloade of Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

Mi’kmaq Heritage Calendar released on Heritage Day

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A relatively new holiday in Nova Scotia, Heritage Day is an opportunity to acknowledge and honour the contributions of the many cultures that make Nova Continue Reading →

Health

New Grant Helps Vulnerable Indigenous Women in Cape Breton

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The Jane Paul Mi’kmaq Women’s Resource Centre in Sydney will be able to help more vulnerable indigenous women in their communities, with the help of Continue Reading →

Community

Glooscap First Nation re-elects Chief

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GLOOSCAP – Sidney Carl Peters has been re-elected as the chief of the Glooscap First Nation. He joins two fellow incumbents and one new councillor 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 →