The UINR forestry division strives for an environmentally sound way to use our natural resources while creating employment for members of our communities and further strengthening relationships between local industry and Mi’kmaq people.
Management of our commercial fisheries involves a complex range of techniques and strategies including scientific, resource, commercial, and market information. The main mechanism for communication between governments and industry is through advisory and various other fisheries committees and groups. Attendance at these meetings is critical to full participation in co-management of the fisheries.
Dear members, first and foremost, I hope that each and every one of you is experiencing good health and that you have had an enjoyable summer. I am pleased to announce that I was elected as president of the FNI by acclamation at the FNI's35th Annual General Assembly held on September 18th and 19th in Grand Falls-Windsor. Also elected by acclamation were Mr. Terry Mills as vice president for central Newfoundland region and Chief Kevin Barnes as vice president for western Newfoundland. The youth representative on the FNI board Ms. Kristina Duffy was also elected by acclamation.
Native Council of Prince Edward Island was approved by Skills PEI to recently host a second GED program here at the main office. The program ran for 27 weeks. In order to qualify for future programs, interested applicants must be EI Eligible, at least 18 years of age and have been out of school one full calender year. People who are interested in applying for the program are asked to contact Jane Laird at 892-5314 ext 231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The NCPEI represents off-reserve aboriginal peoples in a variety of ways. Whether we are dealing with various government agencies, local businesses, or Aboriginals seeking information on their status, the Native Council offers you a variety of other services which include, Employment and Training Initiatives, Youth Programs, Fisheries, Housing and more.
Most of the members of the Native Council of Prince Edward Island (PEI) descend from the original Mic'maq people who inhabited the Island for untold centuries. They were an independent and powerful people who thrived in this rich land by hunting, fishing, gathering, and trading with other aboriginal nations. Some of our members continue to live in the traditional way, while others work in the modern economy.
Integrative Science brings together scientific knowledges and ways of knowing from Indigenous and Western world views to provide science education. This “bringing knowledges together” is known as Toqwa’tu’kl Kjijitaqnn in the Mi’kmaq language and as “Two-Eyed Seeing” in the words of Mi’kmaw Elder Albert Marshall. “Two-Eyed Seeing” is more than a label ...
The following ethnographies were researched and compiled by Mi'kmaw students hired through Aboriginal L.I.N.K.S. Each is a compendium of information about Nova Scotia reserves with regard to physical description including size, location, and proximity to other towns or villages; what businesses and other concerns comprise the reserves, including private businesses and band operated businesses; services and facilities available in the communities; and the names of the people who make up the band councils, administration, and educational institutions.
In Delgamuukw v. British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the inherent meaning of Aboriginal tenure (or title) and acknowledged its role in constitutional analysis. The message from the modern framers of the constitution of Canada and the Lamer Court is that Aboriginal law, tenure and rights as well as treaty rights constitute a distinct constitutional order in s. 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982, with its own implicate architecture, sources, traditions, and texts, that require constitutional equality with the other parts.