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This was Mi'kmaq Week

By Chris Gibson

Think your family has deep roots on the Island? You ain’t got nothin’ on the Mi’kmaq, who have been living on PEI and in the surrounding Maritime provinces for the better part of ten millennia. 247 more words


CBRM and Mi’kmaq meet over harbour divestiture

Mi’kmaq leaders met yesterday with CBRM Deputy Mayor Kevin Saccary and representatives from the federal government to discuss the divestiture of the bottom of Sydney harbour. 388 more words


This day in history. The RCMP assault on the Mi’kmaq

(Oct. 17) – The RCMP raid on a Mi’kmaq Warrior blockade against fracking , went down a year ago today. I happened to be covering and camping at the blockade when the shit went down. 135 more words


CBRM must defend Mi’kmaq rights in Sydney harbour development

There has been ample verbal sparring during the past week between CBRM’s Mayor Cecil Clarke, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and Membertou’s Chief Terry Paul over the process of divesting ownership of the bottom of Sydney harbour from the federal government to the municipality. 910 more words


Mi'kmaq and allies protest dumping in Shubenacadie River by gas company

Mi’kmaq from Indian Brook First Nation and elsewhere, reinforced by local non-native supporters, held a well-attended fishing derby and protest rally along the Shubenacadie River near Fort Ellis, Nova Scotia. 750 more words


The Tears of the Mother - Alton Gas & the Polluting of the Shubenacadie Water System

The tears of a cloud” isn’t just a pretty metaphor for how rivers begin, it’s also the name of the lake which is seen as the source of the Hudson River. 1,861 more words

Peace Through Reason

Research Quest: Treaty Day

This weeks research quest was very tough to decide. Dr. Alexander noted that one would be of interest to science students but I passed it up so I could learn a little more about Nova Scotia and the Mi’kmaq people. 113 more words