January 6, 2021 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Learn about the meaning of Netukulimk – the Mi'kmaq philosophy of sustainability – its importance and value for the Mi'kmaq and resource and governance management in Nova Scotia. The discussion will also focus on Two-Eyed Seeing. This concept was created by Elder Albert Marshall and emphasizes the equal value of western science and traditional knowledge.
Clifford Paul is from Membertou First Nation and is the Coordinator for the Moose Management Initiative at the Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources, which he is passionate about as a shining example of Mi'kmaq self-government
Trevor Gould is from Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation and is the Key Stories Curatorial Assistant for the Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre. He is an avid traditional singer and dancer.
Acadia University and Glooscap First Nation recognize the support of the Province of Nova Scotia through the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. Funding for the series comes from the Support4Culture, a designated lottery program of the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation. We are pleased to work in partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia to develop and promote cultural resources for all Nova Scotians. Learn more about the Indigenous Speakers Series.