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

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Request for Proposal – Conservation Partnerships

Request for Proposal – Conservation Partnerships

September 4, 2018

In 2002, the NS Mi’kmaq Chiefs entered into negotiations with Canada and Nova Scotia to negotiate the recognition, definition and implementation of Mi’kmaq rights and title in good faith. A Framework Agreement was signed on February 23, 2007 to set out the process and the subjects to be discussed in full negotiations that fall broadly … Read More

Employment Opportunity – Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative Project Manager

Employment Opportunity – Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative Project Manager

August 22, 2018

The Mi’kmaq communities of Unama’ki are in the process of obtaining parcels of Crown land from the Province of NS to develop, manage and promote a Mi’kmaq-based forestry sector based on the principle of Netukulimk. The Mi’kmaq Forest Initiative (MFI) will provide opportunities to Mi’kmaq individuals and communities to explore, develop and promote markets and … Read More

Employment Opportunity – Nikani Awtiken

Employment Opportunity – Nikani Awtiken

July 6, 2018

We are hiring TWO male Camp Counselors for a camp to be held August 7-14, 2018 in Orangedale.  Dates of employment are August 7–14, 2018, plus one day in late July for training. If you’re available, and have experience with youth, apply!

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Another wonderful forestry opportunity, this time in partnership with @MikmaweyForest. https://t.co/lQxKYYY4TZ
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For several years, the North River plamu have not met conservation requirements set out for this population. Please… https://t.co/rSvFvYrq2A
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Mi'kmaq Forestry Initiative Project Manager UINR is hiring a Project Manager for delivery o… https://t.co/xhBh6oK9n9
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Mala Clean Up today! Join us anytime from 10-3 to help us clean up trash in Malikewe'j. Garbage bags and gloves and lunch provided!
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3 days ago

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Salmon harvesters who want to contribute to helping UINR learn more about the age of salmon as they return to the Margaree can take scale samples.

Here's a short clip, thanks to NS Salmon Association, on the best way to remove salmon scales.

Place scales in paper, record the length of the salmon and the catch date and if it is male or female, and let us know. We will let you know how old the salmon was!
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6 days ago

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Shelley Denny will be taking Margaree and Mabou River salmon catch information via text. 902-578-4340.

Please send her info on size, sex, and pool of your capture.

Have you received your salmon postcard yet? Refer to it for fishing location areas.
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2 weeks ago

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This Thursday is the annual Feast in the Highlands.
See you there!
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