Albert Marshall

Elder Advisor

Albert is a leading environmental voice in Unama’ki Cape Breton. He is advisor to and is a highly regarded spokesperson for Mi’kmaq natural resources and environmental issues.

Albert advises and lectures internationally on a wide range of topics:

  • the environment
  • tribal consciousness collaboration with non-Aboriginal society
  • traditional healing, traditional teachings
  • Mi’kmaq orthography and language
  • First Nations’ vision of science

He is the creator of the “Two Eyed Seeing” concept–Balancing Traditional Aboriginal Knowledge and Contemporary Science.

Albert works to further positive work within Mi’kmaw communities, to seek preservation and understanding of cultural beliefs and practices among all communities and to effect a strong vision for his people and the future.


Albert: In the News

What is CEPI?

October 25, 2005News

The Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative (CEPI) is formed of Mi’kmaq, community, industry and government partners who have come together to devise a management plan for the Bras d’Or Lakes. With two successful workshops under their belt, CEPI has been given clear direction from both government and community on priority issues and the means to address … Read More

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