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Take the road less travelled

I spent my Sunday with my brother, a fellow avid photographer. I took him to a location I found on my travels, and then he took me to some of his favourite locations. 86 more words

Hiking the Mi'kMaq tracks in Halifax

Ryan – the founder of GreatEARTHexpeditions, the top tour agency of Halifax, was invited by Shane at HI-Halifax to guide the three of us into Peggy’s cove. 655 more words

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Native Groups Demand Protection of Gulf from Oil and Gas Development

The St. John’s Telegram notes a Native alliance formed to oppose exploration and drilling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with Quebec’s recent lifting of its moratorium.  31 more words

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Native Americans’ Report Reveals History of 'Cultural Genocide’ in Maine

An article in the Bangor Daily News sums up the final report of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission. The five-member panel “gathered more than 160 statements from 13 focus groups in Maine” in their two years of work. 15 more words

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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

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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

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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

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