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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


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

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