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Fleshing Out Ideas

In my free time this past week I’ve been further exploring an idea for a painting that I wrote about in a previous post on Native American legends. 895 more words


Elsipogtog vs. Big Oil: Recounting the Mi'kmaq Warrior Society resistance

With the luxury of 18 months of hindsight, I was able to more fully explore and delve into some of the non-violent tactics used by the resistance to shale gas in New Brunswick in 2013. 2,659 more words


Mi'kmaq leaders gain involvement in Maritime Link project

HALIFAX- A deal signed in Halifax today means Mi’kmaq leaders will have more involvement in a hydroelectric project known as the Maritime Link.

The agreement between energy company Emera and the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs will allow them to monitor construction of the sub-sea cable and give Mi’kmaq companies fair and equal access to contracts on the project. 50 more words


Margaret Robinson - Indigenous veganism: Feminist Natives do eat tofu

Full video with closed captioning available here

I’m going to talk to you today about barriers to creating an Aboriginal veganism. I’ll talk a bit about traditional food, and human-animal relationship in Mi’kmaq legends.  2,641 more words

Human Rights Are Animal Rights

Oscar Baker III describes living in '2 worlds'

Leaving the Elsipogtog First Nation to attend St. Thomas University was tough, but I now feel guilty when I visit my home.

I’m torn about the limited success I already have in Fredericton and the loss of culture I feel. 29 more words

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Word. Testimony of Mi’kmaq activist Pam Palmater at committee studying Bill C-51

Pam Palmater is a Mi’kmaq lawyer, professor and Chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University, a noted media commentator, activist and advocate for the rights of First Nations people, women and children. 2,365 more words


Harper government irrationalism at Bill C-51 committee

(MRCH 26) – The Harper government’s response to the testimony of Mi’kmaq activist, lawyer and professor Pam Palmater on Bill C-51 was an example of crude irrationalism and diversion from substantive issues. 528 more words