Friends and family identified the victim as Rodney Levi.
The first treaty was signed in 1725 after years of conflict
Eskimatimu’sipnek nike’ mnja’sin (You were only waiting for this moment to arise).
“I’m so angry, I feel like I’m free falling and there’s no net to catch me.”
The Mi'kmaq hosted the 2016 Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) annual meeting in Membertou, a community of about 1,000 people in Nova Scotia that is one of North America's leading First Nations success stories.
The kind of stories I learned in Mi'gmagi will never make it into the mainstream media, and most Canadians will never hear them. Instead, Canadians will hear recycled propaganda as the mainstream media blindly goes about repeating the press releases sent to them by the RCMP designed to portray Mi'kmaw protestors as violent and unruly, in order to justify their own colonial violence. So we are faced with a choice. We can continue to show the photos of the three hunting rifles and the burnt out cop cars on every mainstream media outlet ad nauseam and paint the Mi'kmaq with every racist stereotype we know, or we can dig deeper.
The sacred white moose killed by hunters earlier this month has been honoured at a Mi'kmaq ceremony aimed at dissipating