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Cape Breton's Mi'kmaw voice
on natural resources and
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Two New Books on Oysters and Mi’kmaw Knowledge

Two New Books on Oysters and Mi’kmaw Knowledge

November 17, 2016

Bras d’Or Lakes’ oysters have been harvested and enjoyed for thousands of years. UINR just published two new books on oysters–one, an illustrated children’s book in Mi’kmaw and English, and the other on Mi’kmaq ecological knowledge and scientific research. Both books are written by UINR’s Shelley Denny, Angela Denny, Emma Garden, and Tyson Paul. The Oyster Garden, Kiju’ … Read More

Oyster Expert Guest Speaker at Book Launch

Oyster Expert Guest Speaker at Book Launch

November 13, 2016

René Lavoie is UINR’s special guest speaker at the launch of UINR’s two new books on oysters on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00 am at Membertou Heritage Park. Dr. Lavoie is no stranger to oysters. For nearly fifty years he has been involved in oyster management and research with DFO and Aquaculture Association of Canada. … Read More

Two New Books on Oysters Launched

Two New Books on Oysters Launched

November 7, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16, UINR is launching two new publications on oysters–one, an illustrated children’s book in Mi’kmaw and English, and the other on Mi’kmaq ecological knowledge and scientific research. Meet the authors and hear guest speaker René Lavoie on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00 am at Membertou Heritage Park. There will be readings, … Read More

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UINR, with CBCL Limited, is conducting assessments on wells in Eskasoni, Potlotek, We’koqma’q, Wagmatcook and Malik… https://t.co/97jMNfH5LR
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The first sighting of Santa Claus in Unama’ki today near We’koqma’q at a special tree cutting for the Boston Common… https://t.co/T94Kzs0IE3
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UINR, with CBCL Limited, will be conducting assessments on the wells in the communities of Eskasoni, Potlotek, We’koqma’q, Wagmatcook and Malikewe’j.

Prior to this assessment, UINR will be gathering some information on your well and whether you are interested in having your well assessed for structural and chemical quality.

Angela Denny, Emma Garden, Lorraine Marshall, and Tyson Paul
will be conducting these surveys. If you own a well, expect a call or visit from one of these enthusiastic individuals!
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Today a 14 metre white spruce was cut in Ainslie Glen, near We’koqma’q to be sent to Boston as a gift from Nova Scotia for the city's help 99 years ago with the Halifax Explosion. UINR was on hand to help celebrate the occasion. ... See MoreSee Less

Today a 14 metre white spruce was cut in Ainslie Glen, near We’koqma’q to be sent to Boston as a gift from Nova Scotia for the city's help 99 years ago with the Halifax Explosion. UINR was on hand...

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