Tags » Mi'kmaq

Being Original with Injunuity

“I am the Indian, and the burden, lies yet with me” – Rita Joe

Rita Joe is one of the greatest aboriginal poets and also happens to be my grandmother. 323 more words

Aboriginal

SWN returning to New Brunswick as Mi’kmaq plan renewed resistance

By Jorge Barrera, April 15, 2014. Source: APTN News

Another round of battles loom between the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick and a Houston-headquartered energy firm exploring for shale gas deposits in the province. 421 more words

Actions / Protest

SWN returning, Mi’kmaq plan renewed resistance

APR,15/14

Another round of battles looms between the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick and a Houston-headquartered energy firm exploring for shale gas deposits in the province. 410 more words

Red Power Media

Noel Knockwood, respected Mi'kmaq elder, dies at 81

HALIFAX – Noel Knockwood, a respected Mi’kmaq elder and spiritual leader, has died at age 81.

Shubenacadie Band Chief Rufus Copage posted the news on social media overnight Thursday. 243 more words

News

Mi'kmaq mother and activist protests harmful extraction on unseceded land

Click here to download audio

On March 31st a Maritimes Energy Association Briefing came to a halt due to the protests of several Mi’kmaq women.The Nova Scotian Energy Minister’s plan to discuss new oil and gas projects in the province was interrupted when Eliza Knockwood, Mi’kmaq mother and activist, took the stage to protest harmful extraction on unseceded land. 54 more words

Mi'kmaq warrior court case - Pleaded, withdrawn and still up on trial

Note: The following is an update on the ongoing court case for jailed Mi’kmaq warriors, who were arrested this fall for resisting SWN Resources seismic testing in Elsipogtog.

291 more words
Actions / Protest

On teaching Aboriginal history to non-Aboriginal students

Last week I gave a webinar presentation called “Aboriginal history is everyone’s history” for Canada’s History, a society that promotes Canadian history education. The goal of the webinar was to highlight the idea that all Canadians, not just Aboriginal people, have the responsibility of teaching and learning about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada. 4,303 more words

Nova Scotia Education