ISSUES – N.B. PASSAMAQUODDY TRIBE – access to fishery has international implications


Fishing rights are one of the big prizes for the tiny Passamaquoddy First Nation in southern New Brunswick as it negotiates status recognition with the government of Canada.
(Steve Bruce/CBC) Reporter Paul Withers

Another Indigenous fishery is in the works in the Maritimes — and this one has international implications.

Fishing rights are one of the big prizes for the tiny Passamaquoddy First Nation in southern New Brunswick as it negotiates “status” recognition with the government of Canada.With that recognition, the Indigenous community, which also refers to itself as Peskotomuhkati, would qualify for fishery access accorded to other status First Nations in the region.

Click to access cbc.ca-nb-first-nation-seeking-access-to-fishery-has-international-implications.pdf

Read More at:: N.B. First Nation seeking access to fishery has international implications – Nova Scotia – CBC News

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