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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
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
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
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
It’s scholarship time! We know it’s been an unusual end-of-school year, but UINR has three different scholarships available for students. Deadline is end of day on Monday, June 22. PHP Forestry scholarship 2020 PH Paper Scholarship 2020 Georgia pacific scholarship 2020
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.