UINR represents
Cape Breton's Mi'kmaw voice
on natural resources and
environmental concerns

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What is Killing the Eagles?

What is Killing the Eagles?

May 10, 2017

We are! We are finding sick and dying eagles in the Highlands and elsewhere and there is no secret to the cause. Eagles are being exposed to highly toxic lead by eating shotgun pellets, bullet fragments or lead fishing tackle. Eagles ingest lead when fishing or scavenging dead animals. Dangers of lead are well-known and … Read More

Another Employment Opportunity

Another Employment Opportunity

May 7, 2017

We are looking for a Camp Coordinator to assist in the running of Nikani Awtiken, our summer camp for students. The position is open for both High School and post-secondary students, full-time, and returning. The deadline to apply is: Midnight, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Please download the complete job description and details here.

TIA’M: Mese’k / The Whole MOOSE

TIA’M: Mese’k / The Whole MOOSE

May 5, 2017

TIA’M: Mese’k / The Whole Moose UINR with sponsorship from Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey just published a large poster and fact sheet that look at how the Mi’kmaw have used moose for everything from food to clothing. Every part of the moose can be used–bones, teeth, hide, antlers–for everything from needles and knives to shoes and game … Read More

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UINR’s Shelley Denny is a featured panelist at Dalhousie University’s workshop, “Canada’s Responsibility to Our Shining Seas.”
Shelley will be speaking at the public panel and discussion “Sea Changes 1867-2017” on Thursday May 11 from 7:30–9:00 PM. The panel will be held in the University’s Rowe Building, Room 1020.
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Our smolt wheel, which is usually turning leisurely in the current of Middle River, did not fare well after yesterday's rain. Here's what we discovered today. Despite its mangled appearance we think it can be repaired. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are looking for a Camp Coordinator to assist in the running of Nikani Awtiken, our summer camp for students.
The position is open for both High School and post-secondary students, full-time, and returning.
The deadline to apply is: Midnight, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Please download the complete job description and details at our website.
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