Mi'kmaw people depended on the land for their sustenance and as such were a nomadic people who lived and travelled throughout Mi'kma'ki according to the time of year and the seasonal pattern. Mi'kma'ki was divided into seven districts:Kespukwitk, Sipekni'katik, Eskikewa'kik, Unama'kik, Epekwitk aq Piktuk, Siknikt, and Kespek. Consequently, in an effort to maintain orderly conduct and good relationships between families, travel throughout Mi'kma'ki was based on respect for those whose hunting territory one may be travelling through.
"Despite the many statutes and even constitutional documents that propose to implement a society free of racism and discrimination, immense barriers still exist that prevent us from reaching our full potential. The Canadian government has implemented measures to ensure that employment equity becomes a reality. The four designated groups--women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, and people with disabilities--have statutory and constitutional measures designed to increase their employment.
"The Transition Year Programme (TYP) at Dalhousie University is designed to increase the successful participation of First Nations and African Canadian students in university studies. This paper provides some general information about the TYP, its genesis, current structure, and some of the challenges faced by students, then focuses on the evolution of one component of the Programme, a course entitled Strategies for University Learning.
This report is written as a result of the many dialogues and discussion with NWMO, and Mawiw's focus group. The focus group was formed following the initial NWMO presentation held in July of 2009 in Fredericton. This introductory meeting with NWMO was a presentation to Mawiw's board members, Chiefs, technicians, Mawiw executive, and band councillors. Our task within the focus group was to ensure all information provided by NWMO was properly analysed and discussed as to allow for proper feedback to be included in this final report.
"The NSMDC ASETS program is an agreement with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada which provides funding for employment programs and services that help Aboriginal people prepare for, obtain and maintain employment."
The Union of New Brunswick Indians Board of Directors authorized the establishment of the UNBI Training Institute in 1994 as a key component of the UNBI's activities. Its purpose is to provide post-secondary and other educational opportunities for the people, and by the people, of the First Nation communities. At present the UNBI Training Institute is delivering courses such as Diploma in Early Childhood Education, and a Certificate in Home & Community Care as a Personal Support Worker.