UINR is Cape Breton's
Mi'kmaw voice
natural resources and
the environment.

“The concept of msit nokmaq or All our Relations reminds us that we are interconnected with all aspects of our natural world. It is the inherent responsibility of Indigenous people, and indeed all humans, to be the eyes, ears and voice for all species.”

- Dr. Albert Marshall, Mi’kmaq Elder, and UINR’s Elder Advisor


Employment Opportunity: Camp Counselors

July 9, 2024

Nikani Awtiken is a program for Mi’kmaw youth ages 14-18 that provides rich cultural experiences, immersing youth in Traditional Mi’kmaw Knowledge and natural resource management, with the aim to foster deeper relationships with Wksitqamu. This year Nikani Awtiken will be hosted at Camp Rankin near St.Peters. Counselors will need to be available for training days … Read More

UINR 2024 Scholarships – Applications now Open!

June 17, 2024

We’re excited to announce that applications for this year’s scholarships are now being accepted.  All the information can be found at the links below.  Applications can be emailed to the Scholarship Committee at scholarship@uinr.ca.  Deadline to apply is July 15th. Five $1000 scholarships for students in Sciences and Technology, offered in partnership with Georgia Pacific: … Read More

Job Opportunities: Engagement Coordinators (2 Positions Available)

June 13, 2024

UINR is currently looking to add two Engagement Coordinators to our team. Each will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; one assisting to establish and develop Mi’kmaw protected areas and the other focusing on climate change.  Both are full-time, 1 year term positions with the possibility of renewal.  You can see all the details … Read More