In 2018, I taught a course at Cape Breton University on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or UNDRIP. All of the students in my class were Mi’kmaq. Throughout the course, [...]
An Indigenous agency that provides child protection and family support services to First Nation communities in Nova Scotia is suing the province’s second largest Mi’kmaw First Nation after it was ordered to leave one of […]
A Mi’kmaw fisherman who is fighting fishery charges against him on constitutional grounds will return to court in October to set a trial date. Cory Francis, 53, appeared before Judge Paul Scovil in provincial court […]
A Mi’kmaw fisherman from Nova Scotia is seeking permission from a provincial court judge to challenge fishery offences against him on constitutional grounds. Cory Francis, 53, from the Acadia First Nation near Yarmouth, N.S. argues […]
Bernadette Marshall says it has always been her dream to have a centre just for Mi’kmaw women in Nova Scotia. Now, the president of the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association says that dream will become […]
A Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw fisherman says he has a constitutionally protected treaty right to catch and sell fish because he is a direct descendant of the Mi’kmaw Grand Chief who signed one of the Peace […]
Mi’kmaw leaders and athletes from across Nova Scotia gathered in Potlotek Mi’kmaw Nation Sunday afternoon to celebrate the opening of the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Summer Games and the proclamation of the Mi’kmaw Language Act. The […]
The official year-long countdown to the North American Indigenous Games in Halifax in July 2023 has begun. The NAIG 2023 organizing committee launched the countdown at an event along the Halifax waterfront on July 15. […]
A former Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw chief and Assembly of First Nations regional vice-chief has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in We’koqma’q First Nation, N.S. in 2013. Judge Shane […]
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