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Elder, former Mi’kmaq chief says Qalipu “crisis” must be “stopped”
“We’re running away from the people that we’re supposed to be representing,” says Calvin White.
June 30, 2017
Qalipu enrolment outcome “next big reconciliation issue” in Canada: Chief
Chief, Qalipu reps, elders taking fight for recognition of Newfoundland Mi’kmaq to Ottawa Friday.
February 24, 2017
Protests continue as Mi’kmaq await enrolment outcome
Qalipu Chief says band will not walk away from flawed agreement; critics say it's the only way to achieve a fair process for all applicants.
January 18, 2017
Inaugural Mi’kmaq event set for this weekend in Bay of Islands
The Elmastukwek Mawio'mi is a grassroots effort to revive an old Mi'kmaq tradition that involves people coming together and sharing in stories, music, food and…
June 10, 2016
A movement is born
The provincial government’s 2016 austerity budget has sparked province-wide outrage and politicized a "whole new generation of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians [who are] not going away."
May 1, 2016
Corner Brook residents march against austerity
First Nations leaders, community groups and residents march in Corner Brook, call on Liberals to rescind austerity budget.
April 30, 2016
Toward reconciliation in Newfoundland and Labrador
Amelia Reimer, one of the province's most vocal advocates for Indigenous rights, fields questions about missing and murdered Indigenous women, residential schools, and the path…
March 21, 2016
Skating club backs away from offensive costumes
Following concerns from members of the Mi'kmaq community, the Stephenville Figure Skating Club says it will not outfit its young skaters in costumes depicting Indigenous…
February 23, 2016
Qalipu to elect new chief and council
Members of Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation head to the polls on Friday to elect a new chief and council to lead the large, landless band…
October 22, 2015
No fracking in N.L. without social license: Ball
Amid concerns around the potential for hydraulic fracturing to be permitted in the province, the leader of the official opposition says if his party forms…
June 23, 2015
To Each Their Own
Much ado about being Mi’kmaq
As the Indian status of about 70,000 people hinges on the outcome of negotiations between the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Grand Chief and Government of…
May 21, 2013
“We’re Rebuilding a Nation”
Island’s First Nations movement strengthens with establishment of populated but landless Mi’kmaq band.
October 5, 2011