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August 7, 2012

Community

Wejikesiek: Is It Time to Exercise Our Mi’kmaq Jurisdiction over the Moose Hunt?

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In September 1988, after years of denial and interference by governments in the Mi’kmaq customary hunting practices, the late Grand Chief Donald Marshall proclaimed that Continue Reading →

Business

Information Sessions for Mi’kmaw Communities on Maritime Link

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Work has started on the $1.5 Billion, Maritime Link Project. In March, Information sessions for Mi’kmaw communities were held in Millbrook and Membertou. For several Continue Reading →

Legal

Assembly Affirms the Mi’kmaq as Exclusive Rights Holders in NS

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The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs passed a resolution that asserts Mi’kmaq as the exclusive rightful holders of Aboriginal Rights and Title in Nova Continue Reading →

Business

I DO BUSINESS. Atlantic Regional Summit

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Strategies for Aboriginal Success   I DO BUSINESS. Atlantic Regional Summit – Strategies for Aboriginal Success was just that, a great success! The three-day Summit, Continue Reading →

Community

The Importance of Your Participation- VOTING

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Do you vote in elections? If you said “yes”, you already know how important this process is. Voting is the exercise of asserting your individual Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Over 160 Training Positions in the future for Paqtnkek

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Skills and Partnership Fund Provides Training for 161 Community Members to Prepare for Commercial Development Project. The twinning of Highway 104 presents opportunities for Paqtnkek Continue Reading →

Legal

NS Chiefs Raise Concerns over Qalipu Mi’kmaq Band

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Under the direction of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs, the team at Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiations Office (KMKNO) is in the early stages of Continue Reading →

Legal

5th Annual Nationhood Conference

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Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs, Councillors, Grand Council and representatives from many of the Mi’kmaq organizations came together on October 2nd and 3rd 2013, at the Continue Reading →

Education

Over the years, Mi’kmaq people have seen the landscape of Atlantic Canada become more and more multicultural and reflective of the cultures of people who Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Learning about Archaeology

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My name is Jodi Howe and I am from Indian Brook. I’m going into my last year of high school and will soon be applying Continue Reading →

Community

Impacts of the Indian Act – What New Parents Need to Know

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Many young people, who are expecting a child, begin to take a close look at the choices they make and what the future could look Continue Reading →

Legal, Letters

Open letter to Chiefs & Councils from KMKNO

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February 28, 2013 Dear Chiefs & Councils: Thank you for bringing forward questions from your community with respect to the Negotiation process and on Kwilmu’kw Continue Reading →