Media Links – 2020

December 14, 2020
P.E.I. Mi’kmaq call on province to adopt UN declaration
CBC News

December 13, 2020
New building in Charlottetown to serve as ‘economic hub’ for Mi’kmaq
The Guardian

December 11, 2020
P.E.I. Mi’kmaq community excited new headquarters is almost complete
CBC News
Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Building – a New Island Landmark (PDF)

November 10, 2020
Lobster fishing must remain in season, says former fisheries chair
CBC News

November 9, 2020
Statement by Abegweit First Nation Chief Junior Gould and Lennox Island First Nation Chief Darlene Bernard in response to Member of Parliament Wayne Easter’s comments on a moderate livelihood fishery (PDF)

November 2, 2020
PEI RCMP and MCPEI celebrate Eagle Feather initiative with special ceremony
RCMP

October 21, 2020
King says he is working with PEIFA, Mi’kmaq chiefs on solution to fishing dispute
CBC News

October 19, 2020
Cut DFO from treaty fishing rights discussions, says P.E.I. Mi’kmaq group
CBC News

October 16, 2020
Epekwitk Chiefs Issue Letter and Call to Action to PM Justin Trudeau regarding unlawful actions against Mi’kmaq fishers and Treaty Rights (PDF)

October 1, 2020
P.E.I. announces new rights education initiative for 2nd Treaty Day
CBC News

October 1, 2020
Celebrating Treaty Day is an important step on the path to reconciliation, says First Nation chief
CBC News

October 1, 2020
Celebrating Treaty Day together
Government of Prince Edward Island

September 28, 2020
L’nuey Celebrates One-Year Anniversary (PDF)

September 22, 2020
P.E.I. Mi’kmaq chiefs say they will launch a livelihood fishery after community consultation
CBC News

September 21, 2020
PEI Mi’kmaq Leaders Call on the Federal Government for Action on the Treaty Right to Fish for a Moderate Livelihood (PDF)

September 18, 2020
Statement from the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils on the Moderate Livelihood Fishery (PDF)

September 8, 2020
“Ni’n aq No’kmaq” – Me and My Relations – The Epekwitk Mi’kmaq Rights Engagement Process Update Letter (PDF)

August 18, 2020
P.E.I.’s Mi’kmaq rights initiative, L’nuey, accepting name suggestions for new rights process
The Guardian

August 13, 2020
PEI Chiefs Respond to PEIFA and MFU Statement on Banked Lobster Licenses (PDF)

August 11, 2020
GUEST EDITORIAL: First steps in journey to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples
The Guardian

August 4, 2020
Islanders invited to ‘come here’ and learn more about Mi’kmaq
CBC News

July 30, 2020
L’nuey Launches Juku’e – A Podcast Series Focused on Current Matters in the Mi’kmaq Community (PDF)

June 21, 2020
L’nuey P.E.I. brings National Indigenous Peoples Day online with community collaboration
The Guardian

May 26 2020
Bilingual signage now in place at significant Mi’kmaq locations across P.E.I.
The Guardian

May 19, 2020
GUEST OPINION: This is still our land
The Guardian

April 23, 2020
Statement on behalf of the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils – SCC Leave to Appeal Denied (PDF)

Mar 15, 2020
Epekwitk’s Mi’kmaq History Comes to Life (PDF)

Mar 12, 2020
L’nuey aiming to define what Mi’kmaq self-determination could look like
The Guardian

Feb 12, 2020
Successful Mission to New Zealand Explores Crown-Maori Relations (PDF)

Feb 16, 2020
Statement on behalf of Epekwitk Assembly of Councils – Wet’suwet’en Protests (PDF)

January 13, 2020
Mill River Decision Media Release (PDF)

January 13, 2020
PEI Mi’kmaq File for Leave to Appeal Mill River Decision (PDF)

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