All Eyes on Mi’kma’ki – Lobster Fishery Teach-In https://www.facebook.com/events/3677355398951308/ Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7:00pm Please join us for an online teach in about the history of the lobster fishery in Mi’kma’ki. We will discuss histories of treaties, conservation, licensing, and the Marshall Decision. Featuring expertise from: Dr. Colin Curry, Fisheries Biologist, Wolastoquey Nation, on conservation
The Wolastoqey Nation takes renewed interest in three Saint John-area islands known as “The Brothers Indian Reserve No. 18,” where the Kennebecasis joins the Wolastoq. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1824941635568/ Read more: www.cbc.ca/1.5820070
Porter O’Brien (The Porter O’Brien Agency Inc.) is hiring a public relations intern. This is a compensated, entry-level position and it is shared with Porter O’Brien clients the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick and the Wolastoqey Tribal Council Inc. https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2321138575/?fbclid=IwAR1lK66YK5mZFCuOq_WzRjBo2yGVPiYsCxTfoIgrHDV3e5-c3Ze6L0HWRm0
FREDERICTON (Nov. 25, 2020) — The Wolastoqey Nation is calling on the Higgs government to immediately implement their previously submitted blueprint for an Indigenous-led Inquiry into systemic racism. The call comes after a newly appointed minister confirmed to media she would be launching a unilateral measure as early as this week to quell rising demands
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FREDERICTON (Nov. 16, 2020) – Wolastoqey leaders are troubled by thesilence and indifference they are receiving from the Higgs government. Two months since the last election, neither the premier nor his minister responsible have made any contact with them. They are calling on MLAsto force action to end systemic racism. “Mr. Higgs’ first action after
The six Wolastoqey communities in New Brunswick today filed a notice to take the federal and provincial governments to court to recognize Aboriginal title to our land in and around the Wolastoq (St. John River) and its watershed. We never surrendered these lands and the Crown recognized our ownership of these lands in treaties they
FREDERICTON (Oct. 5, 2020) – The six Wolastoqey Communities in New Brunswick today announced they gave notice under the Proceedings Against the Crown Act to the Crown in right of New Brunswick and Canada that they will be filing a lawsuit seeking the Court’s recognition of the Wolastoqey Nation’s title to lands in New Brunswick.