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Cape Breton's Mi'kmaw voice
on natural resources and
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Job Opportunity: Community Liaison / Field Technician

Job Opportunity: Community Liaison / Field Technician

March 8, 2019

We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of Mi’kmaw culture and experience working with Mi’kmaw communities. You’ll need to know (or want to know) about fishing practices, and you’ll need to be able to learn about sampling techniques, tagging and tracking aquatic species, and database management.  Deadline is March 15th. Apply!

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5 days ago

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Want to win a Canadian Tire gift certificate?
Still a chance to participate in the Bras d'Or Barrachois survey! Deadline is March 31st.

Fill in a separate survey for each and every Bras d’Or pond location you fish - so if you fish 5 different ponds you can enter the draw 5 separate times.

Survey is available at www. surveymonkey.com/r/XFQW73N or by emailing lisa.isaacman@uinr.ca
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6 days ago

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The First Nations' National Guardians Gathering took place this week in Vancouver, BC.
UINR's Keith Christmas participated, and gave a talk on "Resourcing and Growing the Guardians Movement (Training & Education).

Unama'ki was also represented by Bobby Gould from Waycobah, who was part of a panel called "Guardians at Work: Making a Difference".

Welaliek for sharing this work with the country!

For more information on the Indigenous Guardians Program: canada.ca/indigenous-guardians
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1 week ago

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Important work happening these days to determine moose population numbers in the CB Highlands National Park.

Several UINR staff members and affiliates have been participating in the survey.You may have noticed some helicopter activity over the Highlands lately. We’re working with Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry, Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources (UINR) and The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq to conduct an aerial survey of the moose population in the highlands of Cape Breton, including Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The survey may last until March 25.
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