The Wildlife Biologist is responsible for assisting with the Maliamu’kik Msit Ko’kqmanaq Species at Risk program and other duties that emerge as required by UINR management. Deadline for application: October 18, 2019 Click to view job description and requirements: Wildlife Biologist
Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) are lands and waters where Indigenous governments have the primary role in protecting and conserving ecosystems through Indigenous laws, governance and knowledge systems. Culture and language are the heart and soul of an IPCA. The IPCA Program Manager, under the direction of the NS Assembly of Mi’kmaq Chiefs, will … Read More
Maliamu’kik msit ko’kmanaq (which means “taking care of all our relations”, is collaborative approach to managing diverse ecosystems for the benefit of Species at Risk in the Bras d’Or. UINR is hiring a Program Manager for this new initiative.
Join us Friday, June 21st (National Aboriginal Day) for a Salmon Ceremony at the Margaree Fish Hatchery to honour Atlantic salmon. Come participate in a ceremony that honours both the salmon and our relationship with the species. Everyone is welcome! Jukwita’q!
It’s scholarship time of year again! We have three scholarships available again this year. We partner with Port Hawkesbury Paper to offer Forestry Scholarship and a Science/Technology Scholarship. And we partner with Georgia Pacific on a Science/Technology Scholarship. Deadline is Friday June 14th. Get your application in!
It’s that time of year again when we install the smolt wheel in Middle River. It helps us estimate salmon abundance and monitor fish populations. Look for the signs and please be careful when you’re on the river.
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!
UINR is hiring an Administrative Assistant. Deadline is Monday, March 4th. Submit your resume to Annie Johnson.
Research opportunity for Masters students to help determine movement of valued aquatic species. Students can be anywhere, but field work will take place in Eskasoni with UINR, and will begin this winter. Apply ASAP!
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