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Archive for April 2022

Job Posting

Job Title: Fisheries Technician Location: St. Stephen Duration: 12 weeks Job Type: Seasonal Position at 37.5 hrs/week Job Description: We are looking for a Fisheries Technician who will be working with the Fisheries Department on fish tracking and migration projects. This position will be conducted in the field as well as in an office setting.…

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As N.S. moves to recognize Mi’kmaw language, Indigenous language speakers in N.B. weigh in

Mi’kmaw, Wolastoqey and Peskotomuhkati language revitalization efforts would welcome provincial help By Oscar Baker III | CBC News         The tabling of legislation in Nova Scotia to recognize Mi’kmaw as the province’s first language earlier this month has Indigenous people in New Brunswick wondering what language recognition could look like in their area. The Mi’kmaw Language…

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Donald McGraw: Painter and Artist of the Chiefs

Donald McGraw, an Acadian artist and painter honours the New Brunswick First Nation Chiefs with portraits. Margaret Labillois, of the Eel River Bar First Nation and Peskotomuhkati First Nation Chief, Hugh Akagi are just to name a few. Donald McGraw was inspired by the the Burnt Church incident that occurred in the late 1990s where…

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Indigenous Language Club fosters connections to culture and history

By Kalyna Hennig Epp | Troy Media Indigenous students engage in the spirit of kinship, learn ancestral languages and enrich lives. Danni Okemaw remembers playing outside with her cousins when her mom asked her to stop and watch the television. Danni Okemaw It was 2008 and Stephen Harper, then prime minister of Canada, was publicly apologizing…

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