Mi’kmaq Elder Labrador (right) and his daughter, Melissa, repair a traditional birchbark canoe at his home in Conquerall Bank, N.S.(Photograph by Darren Calabrese)

The Mi’kmaq artisan who had a hand in building Lunenburg’s famous Bluenose

Mi’kmaq Elder Todd Labrador’s great-grandfather constructed the schooner’s mast hoops, an effort only now being recognized
Fishermen store caught lobster at Saulnierville wharf. (Photograph by Aaron McKenzie Fraser)

Mi’kmaq fishers won at the Supreme Court. But they’re still fighting for their livelihoods.

Cut traps. Threats of violence. Twenty-one years after a landmark ruling, the fight over treaty rights in Nova Scotia rages on.

’We need to get teachers from our communities’

In 20 years, the Mi’kmaw high school graduation rate has increased threefold. A partnership between Mi’kmaq communities and St. Francis Xavier university helped.
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Why are some First Nations leaders resisting the UNDRIP?

Opinion: For First Nations, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a useful—but under-applied—tool
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Editorial: A surprising boom in Aboriginal heritage

While some may seek to exploit ethnic mobility for their own gain, there’s something hopeful about the breaking down of barriers
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N.B. anti-shale protest turns fiery

The big news: Aboriginal protesters refuse to give up traditional land
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Nova Scotia to close aboriginal education gap

Mi’kmaq and aboriginal students to get liaison office