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

RECENT NEWS

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 looks 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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If you or someone you know is 15 to 18 years old, is in school, and interested in the environment, you might want to join us on August 8–15 for our annual Nikani Awtiken summer camp. Check out the poster for details and contact Emma at Emma-Anne@uinr.ca or call 902-379-3854 DEADLINE: July 14, 2017 ... See MoreSee Less

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