Is the Indian Act against Indians?

Nujignua’tegeg met with Dr. Palmater. Here is an extract of the interview. The full interview will be available on our YouTube channel. Nujignua’tegeg:  Have we - and if we did - when did we lose control of Membership Codes? Pamela…

Is racism a barrier to employment for Mi’gmaq?

Shopping in Campbellton is business as usual until you go to the bakery section at Sobeys and get attended to by Bernadine Barnaby, a Mi’gmaq from Listuguj. Even if Listuguj injects millions of dollars into Campbellton’s economy, it’s…

Winter Carnvial at AGS

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AGS students got to take a break, even if it was too cold for the outdoor plans. The Winter Carnival was held on March 3rd and 4th. And while the two days included activities like watching movies and playing basketball games, the events also…

Exploring Mi’gma’gi

For Sheila Swasson, finding a reason to get outside during the winters has made all the difference. Swasson can often be seen encouraging people to join her on snowshoe treks behind her house, the former Busteed land. “Sometimes there…

LMDC Career Fair

Listuguj students had the opportunity to explore future plans on Feb. 24. The LMDC organized a career fair, and invited a mix of professionals to represent their fields.  The hope was to create an event that was engaging. “Not just to…

Walgwan Center

The Walgwan Center in Gesgapegiag is not a detox center, it’s a rehabilitation center. “It’s a rehabilitation center, in the sense of wanting to have a healthier way of life. A healthier way of being, and conducting one’s life,”…

Looking forward with the Chief

After the first few weeks of 2016, Chief Scott Martin sits at his desk, surrounded by stacks of papers. At the very top is a sheet signed on Jan. 18.  It finalizes the creation of the trust fund – the final step in the settlement agreement.…
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Water Ceremony with Ethan Hawke

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Ethan Hawke recently threw the weight of celebrity behind the fight to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence from oil exploration. Hawke appeared at a water ceremony and press conference at Paq’tnkek First Nation in Nova Scotia on October 26th.…
Listuguj Joe Robert Memorial Hockey Tournament

Joe Robert Memorial Hockey Tournament

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A new committee has formed to organize the Joe Robert Memorial Hockey Tournament, and provide two scholarships annually. The committee is kicking off its first year with two $500 scholarships for Listuguj youth graduating  in 2016. The committee…

Restorative Justice

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National Addictions Awareness Week opened the door for many, related topics to be discussed. One was “Restorative Justice,” and the study Cathy Martin recently helped complete. “It correlates with National Addictions week because [it’s]…