UINR is looking to hire a Forestry Outreach Coordinator to work with Wahkohtowin Development to inform communities in Eastern Canada of the new National Forest Stewardship Standard and help explore opportunities to advance UINR’s work under the new standard. Deadline extended to June 14th. For full job posting, click here: Forestry Outreach 2021 posting
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As a Mi’kmaw organization, we value insights from Western science and we also value our own ways of knowing and being. Given the interest in Two-Eyed Seeing, reconciliation and the need for many projects to collaborate and partner with Indigenous peoples, we would like to provide guidance on how this can be achieved with UINR. … Read More
We’re hiring two Lab and Field Assistants for our Maliamu’kik Msit Kokmanaq program. Click on the posting for all of the details. Submit your application to Annie by April 22.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Ksaltimkewey na’kwek! We have just the right Valentine messages for your loved ones. Spread the love! Download these Valentines, cut them out, give them out to your Valentines. Click this link to see all 12 Valentines: UINR Valentines
We’re hiring! We’re looking for someone to help develop community education and outreach products to promote sustainable use of our resources. There will be work with TEK, project design and report writing, as well as other UINR duties. It sounds like a great gig!
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
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
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
This report was commissioned to describe the initiation of an exploratory study gathering Mi’kmaw views from all five communities in Unama’ki – Eskasoni, Membertou, Potlotek, Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q – regarding what they think is important to include in a management plan for Mi’kmaq-led Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs). The study used the Kluskap Wilderness … Read More
UINR has partnered with CEPI Youth to launch an exciting new contest, where you can win great prizes while learning about the species-at-risk that live in the Bras d’Or Lakes Watershed. To enter you must submit a photo via social media (Facebook or Instagram) or iNaturalist (Project name TBA) or by email. Include the following … Read More