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


Mackerel MEK

Mackerel MEK

November 5, 2020

As part of our on-going commitment to learn about important species from our knowledge holders, UINR is pleased to introduce another addition to our Mi’kmaw knowledge booklets! While many of our previous booklets focused on species at risk, Atlantic mackerel, amalamek, continues to provide for our people as food and bait for other species when … Read More

Nikani Awtiken video: There’s no telling where the path will lead you

October 29, 2020

As Mi’kmaq, we respect the knowledge and traditions that are passed down from our Elders, especially those that guide our youth. One of the programs we are so proud of at UINR is Nikani Awtiken, a summer camp for Mi’kmaq youth to learn about Traditional Mi’kmaq Knowledge and natural resource management through the guiding principles … Read More

Request for Proposals (deadline extended): Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative Governance Structure Development

October 5, 2020

UINR soliciting proposals to assist in developing a governance structure that is suitable for the administration of the Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative (MFI). The MFI is a province-wide effort to develop, manage, and promote a Mi’kmaq-based forestry sector in which Mi’kmaq forest stewardship and land management approaches are demonstrated, resulting in diverse opportunities in the forestry … Read More