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Who lives on a bed of rock under the bay? | CBC News

By Jennifer Sweet | CBC News It’s not SpongeBob SquarePants, but a brand new kind of sea sponge discovered near Deer Island. A new species of sea sponge has been discovered in the Bay of Fundy. Crellomima mehqisinpekonuta is a bright orange creature that grows on ocean bedrock in thin crusts up to 30 cm across.…

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Report makes 13 calls to action to support Indigenous youth mental health | CBC

By Lauren Bird | CBC First Nations call on province to improve mental health services in Indigenous communities First Nations leaders are calling on the government of New Brunswick to improve mental health and suicide prevention services for youth in their communities. In its report called No Child Left Behind, The First Nation Advisory Council…

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Peskotomuhkati elder puts modern spin on wampum keeping | CBC News

By Jennifer Sweet  |  CBC News            Donald Soctomah brings lost history back to his people   Last in a series of weekly stories about Wabanaki elders — knowledge keepers, teachers, healers and spiritual guides — who have made remarkable contributions in their own communities and beyond. Donald Soctomah is a Peskotomuhkati,…

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Indigenous Peoples Day draws a crowd to learn and share | CBC News

By Lauren Bird | CBC News   The flags of Wolastoqiyik, Peskotomuhkati and Mi’kmaq were raised at the New Brunswick legislature Monday afternoon marking Indigenous Peoples Day. “That flag should be flying every single day, 365 days a year, because we are the First Nation people of this land and territory. So out of respect,…

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Inherent Indigenous rights are not a gift from government | Troy Media

By Hugh Akagi | Troy Media Supreme Court: “persons who are not Canadian citizens and who do not reside in Canada can exercise an Aboriginal right” The Supreme Court of Canada has begun to repair the hundreds of years of friction between Indigenous people and European settlers. The court recently ruled that “persons who are…

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Court affirms Native rights across border | The Quoddy Tides

By Derwin Gowan | The Quoddy Tides   See more articles about the Peskotomuhkati Nation on The Quoddy Tides: Recent fisheries statement may impact Peskotomuhkati Nation by Derwin Gowan Aboriginal rights across border to be considered by court by Derwin Gowan    

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Rights are recognized at last | Pictou Advocate

By Hugh Akagi, Pictou Advocate May 5, 2021 Canadian Supreme Court decision will have effects on many Indigenous people now living in America It’s not often that a Supreme Court of Canada ruling affects you, your neighbours, and your family. But that’s the case last week. The court has ruled that a man living in…

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Atlantic Water Network spolight The PRGI monitoring plan for watershed health

Our first #CommunitySpotlight of 2021 is recognizing one of the more frequent users of the New Brunswick Equipment Hub in 2020, Passmaquoddy Recognition Group Inc. PRGI is a not for profit organization representing the interests of the Passmaquoddy People, known in their language as Peskotomuhkati. The traditional territory of the Peskotomuhkati Nation is the watershed…

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