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  • AFN National Chief calls on DFO to stop intimidating, harassing Mi’kmaw fishers
    by Maureen Googoo on September 11, 2021 at 12:36 am

    The National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations is calling on the federal government to stop criminalizing treaty rights and end the harassment and intimidation of Mi’kmaw fishers on the waters. “Intimidation and violence [...] The post AFN National Chief calls on DFO to stop intimidating, harassing Mi’kmaw fishers appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Millbrook First Nation woman charged in connection with death of Sipekne’katik man
    by Maureen Googoo on August 27, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    A woman from the Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia has been charged in connection with the death of a man from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. Adria Gloade, 37, is charged with being accessory after [...] The post Millbrook First Nation woman charged in connection with death of Sipekne’katik man appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Sipekne’katik chief arrested, detained by DFO following launch of annual treaty lobster fishery
    by Maureen Googoo on August 17, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    The chief of the Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia was arrested and questioned by federal fishery officers Monday just as community fishers began its annual treaty lobster fishery in Saulnierville, N.S. Chief Mike Sack [...] The post Sipekne’katik chief arrested, detained by DFO following launch of annual treaty lobster fishery appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Nova Scotia NDP leader says fish-buying regulations can change to accommodate moderate livelihood treaty right
    by Maureen Googoo on July 30, 2021 at 1:24 am

    The leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party says the province can change fish-buying regulations to accommodate First Nations’ treaty right to buy and sell fish to earn a moderate livelihood. “When that court-mandated [...] The post Nova Scotia NDP leader says fish-buying regulations can change to accommodate moderate livelihood treaty right appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Second Mi’kmaw candidate running in Nova Scotia election
    by Maureen Googoo on July 23, 2021 at 7:18 am

    A second Mi’kmaw person is running in the Nova Scotia election. Bryson Syliboy is the New Democratic Party candidate in the provincial riding of Richmond in Cape Breton. If elected, Syliboy would be the first [...] The post Second Mi’kmaw candidate running in Nova Scotia election appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Mi’kmaw woman hopes to make history in Nova Scotia election
    by Maureen Googoo on July 17, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Nadine Bernard hopes to make history on August 17 by becoming the first Mi’kmaw person to be elected to the Nova Scotia legislature. The Mi’kmaw woman is the provincial Liberal Party candidate for the riding, [...] The post Mi’kmaw woman hopes to make history in Nova Scotia election appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Federal government announces funding for NS language projects, COVID-19 relief for Indigenous businesses
    by Maureen Googoo on July 13, 2021 at 1:36 pm

    An organization in charge of education in Nova Scotia First Nation communities will be responsible for managing federal funds to revive and preserve the Mi’kmaw language in the province. Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey will be in charge [...] The post Federal government announces funding for NS language projects, COVID-19 relief for Indigenous businesses appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • AFN votes to create new vice-chief position for PEI First Nations
    by Maureen Googoo on July 9, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    The Assembly of First Nations has voted to create a new vice-chief position to solely represent the two Mi’kmaw First Nation communities in Prince Edward Island. The newly created position would sit on the AFN’s [...] The post AFN votes to create new vice-chief position for PEI First Nations appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • Mi’kmaw culture and Indigenous resiliency replace Canada Day celebrations on July 1
    by Maureen Googoo on July 3, 2021 at 12:20 am

    There was no parade along Main Street in the Village of Shubenacadie, N.S. this year to celebrate Canada Day. Instead, more than 200 people chose to gather along the banks of the Shubenacadie River on [...] The post Mi’kmaw culture and Indigenous resiliency replace Canada Day celebrations on July 1 appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

  • RCMP say a church fire at a Nova Scotia First Nation is suspicious
    by Maureen Googoo on July 1, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    The RCMP is investigating a fire that happened at a Catholic church in Indian Brook First Nation, N.S. According to the RCMP, police and the local fire department responded to a fire at St. Kateri [...] The post RCMP say a church fire at a Nova Scotia First Nation is suspicious appeared first on Ku'ku'kwes News.

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