On Tuesday, Mar. 17, the University of New Brunswick’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) is proud to host the second Annual Building Research Capacity with Indigenous Communities Workshop sponsored by The Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP) and developed in partnership with the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) and UNB’s faculty of education. This years workshop will take… Read More »

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, fall 2013 University of New Brunswick honorary degree recipient, joined First Nations’ community groups and educational stakeholders at The Playhouse in Fredericton on October 24 for a conversation about First Nations’ education in Canada. The Playhouse conversation was hosted by UNB and UNB Associated Alumni as part of its fall… Read More »

The Gwen Bear Memorial Lecture will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Room 143, Marshall d’Avray Hall, UNB Fredericton. This lecture is the second event of the Wolastoqiyik / Mi’kmaq Speaker Series “Welcome to Our Talking Circle”, which aims to bring Wolaqtoqi and Mi’kmaq First Nations speakers, stories and perspectives to… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick and partners received a $2.5 million grant that they will be using to address key aboriginal rights issues. Chief Candice Paul of Saint Mary’s reserve, and UNB President Eddy Campbell spoke about how this new resource will help researchers, students, the government and First Nations communities.