State of the Salmon 2015

The good news is more salmon have been recorded so far this year in comparison to last. "We can't say it's a good year," said David LeBlanc, the Executive Director of the Restigouche River Watershed Management Council (RRWMC). "Last year was…

Community Foundation

A community foundation is different than standard charitable funds. It is permanent. It grows year after year. And it has more money for community projects, year after year. How is that possible? Interest. The simple explanation is: large…

Lawsuit over terminal

A lawsuit filed by the Mig’mawei Mawiomi Secretariat (MMS) is simple – the crown did not consult First Nation’s people before developing on their land. Executive Director of the MMS, Troy Jerome, refers often to several legal precedents…

23rd Annual Pow Wow

There are tons of headaches when organizing something as big as the Pow Wow. There’s food and water to find, dancers and drummers to register and coordinate, vendors to verify and ensure have taken their safety course, and many many volunteers…

What’s in a name?

Nujignua’tegeg comes from Nujignau’teget. The first refers to a thing, the second to person – or more accurately a function performed by a person.  “Nujignua’teget is a person who’s recognized for their ability to inform and/or…