The Wolastoqiyik have a sacred responsibility and obligation to ensure respect for and protection of their archaeological resources. The right of the Wolastoqiyik to safeguard their archaeological resources is a right that is protected by section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick provides technical advice to the Wolastoqey Communities regarding potential impacts to Wolastoqey archaeological resources and will be soon be starting discussions with the Government of New Brunswick to establish processes for the identification, conservation and protection of Wolastoqey archaeological resources. 

For more information, please contact Gillian Paul, Interim Consultation Director/Legal and Governance Advisor at gillian.paul@wolastoqey.ca