Mi’kmaw lobster harvesters in southwestern Nova Scotia say they feel harassed by non-Indigenous harvesters for practicing their treaty right to earning a moderate livelihood by setting lobster traps in St. Mary’s Bay. “It’s been very […]
A Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw lobster harvester plans to file an injunction against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for seizing his traps in the Bay of Fundy last weekend. “I’m going to get (my lawyer) […]
The former president of the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association has filed a complaint with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission against Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]
Editor’s note: The poem, Sma’knis, was written by Mi’kmaw veteran William Basque in 1992. Basque, who lived in Eskasoni First Nation, N.S., passed away in 1998. I have always kept returning ever since the day I […]
Several members of the Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia have more questions than answers after examining one of the three parcels of land in Halifax County that’s part of a $49-million land claim. On […]
Paul Prosper is seeking a fourth consecutive term as the chief of the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation in Nova Scotia because he wants to continue to steer the community in several ongoing initiatives such as commercial […]
The lawyer (from this site) representing three Mi’kmaw women challenging a proposed permanent court injunction filed by the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project wants all current work at the site to stop while the issue […]
Two Indigenous candidates from Atlantic Canada are heading to the House of Commons following Monday’s federal election. In Nova Scotia, Liberal party candidate Jaime Battiste was elected to represent the riding of Sydney-Victoria. Battiste received […]
First Nation leaders in the Maritimes are concerned that correct information about the federal Indian day school class action settlement isn’t reaching former students who are eligible to apply for compensation. Ruth Levi, a band […]
The complete archive of a 1990 royal commission report that examined how systemic racism in played a role in the wrongful murder conviction of a Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw man in 1971 is now available online. […]
Morley Googoo has been removed as the Assembly of First Nations regional vice-chief for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. In a news release issued on Friday afternoon, Mi’kmaw chiefs in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland announced its […]
The Kji-Keptin of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council, or Santé Mawio’mi, says Mi’kmaw families and communities need to become more politically active and speak out in order to protect the Mi’kmaw Nation’s Aboriginal and treaty rights. […]
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