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Job Position: Fisheries Technician

Job Position: Fisheries Technician Location: St. Stephen and throughout Charlotte County NB Description: The Fisheries Technician will be working with the Peskotomuhkati First Nation on our coastal restoration project to complete monitoring and track movement of sea-run fish passage in the Quoddy Region. This position will be conducted primarily in the field with some office…

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Job Opportunities!

We are looking for: 2 Field Technicians Location: St. Stephen and throughout Charlotte County N.B.   Description: The Technicians will be working with the Peskotomuhkati First Nation on our coastal and inland restoration project to complete monitoring and collecting data in the Quoddy region. These positions will be conducted primarily in the field with other…

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Supreme Court ruling could help Indigenous people on Maine border

By: Jacques Poitras   The Peskotomuhkati traditional territory straddles New Brunswick-Maine border Chief Hugh Akagi said he hopes the recent Supreme Court ruling will reinforce the belief that the Peskotomuhkati nation is ‘one people.’ A Supreme Court of Canada ruling extending Aboriginal rights to some non-Canadian Indigenous people could have wide-ranging implications for the Peskotomuhkati living…

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Canadian Supreme Court Decision will Have Effects on Many Indigenous People Now Living in America—including Peskotomuhkati in Maine

The recent Supreme Court decision about Indigenous rights on the west coast will have positive implications for Peskotomuhkati rights on the east coast.  The ruling upheld the rights of an Indigenous man living in Washington State to exercise his rights in British Columbia. Richard Desautel has those rights because his ancestors came from what is…

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Welcome to Canada’s First Nations Renaissance

By Robert McGarvey. A new generation of First Nations leaders are showing us how to make the capitalist system work for the entire community   Chief Reginald Bellerose of the Muskowekwan First Nation spoke with obvious pride as he explained his vision of a new and better future for his people. I was standing with the…

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Youth Employment and Skills Strategy: Parks Canada

Background The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) is a Federal Government initiative targeting Canadians youths aged 15 to 30. It supports the creation of job opportunities, focusing on young people facing barriers. The purpose is to increase employment for youth, enabling them to gain work experience, skills, and to expand networks. This initiative will…

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Indigenous Engagement Charts Positive Course For Oil and Gas Industry

Environmentalists only support Indigenous peoples when the First Nations and Métis agree with them Much as opponents of Canadian oil and gas production hate to admit it, the future of the industry appears to be set. Construction on the Coastal GasLink pipeline to Kitimat, B.C., continues. Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline is well advanced.…

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History Shows a Path to Resolve Lobster Fisheries Dispute

Non-Indigenous fishers in Atlantic region need not be worried that Indigenous rights will come at the expense of conservation A dispute in Ontario may help us understand ongoing tensions over the lobster fisheries on the East Coast and offer a solution. The war over Indigenous fishing rights has played out before in Canada. As we…

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