Entries by clabillois

Sunrise ceremony to honour Plamu

The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council is hosting a sunrise ceremony to honour our relationship with Atlantic Salmon. The ceremony will be held on Friday, June 21st starting at 5 am. We invite you to gather at the old wharf in Cross Point as we honour our relationship with salmon. We have always had a strong […]

On June 11th in 1981, an armed force of approximately 500 Quebec Provincial Police, fisheries officers, and game wardens, launched a violent raid on the community of Listuguj. The community remembers this pivotal point in their history, GMRC is launching the first of a series of Story Maps. Our story map,  “Plamu, Salmon and the […]

World Water Day 2019

In 2010, The United Nations (UN) declared March 22 as World Water Day. The UN recognized “the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights”. According to the UN, Indigenous people are among the billions of marginalized […]

GMRC Information Session in Pabineau

GMRC will be holding an information session in Pabineau on March 20th at the band office. We would like to remind Pabineau members to join us between 10 am and noon time. We will be collecting batteries to be recycled. Anyone bringing batteries/cell phones to be recycled will have their name entered into a draw […]

GMRC Holding Information Sessions in Membership Communities

On Tuesday, March 18th the Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) held an information session at the Eel River Bar Band Office. It was a great turnout with nearly 30 people in attendance.  Our information sessions were designed to share information on the research and projects we have been conducting during the past year.  We also […]

Did You Know?

Did you know?? GMRC conducted research called “Gathering Observations of Species Patterns to Enhance Mi’gmaw Ecological Knowledge.” Click on this poster to learn more about the research our team has been conducting.