GMRC wins Samaqan Award

The New Brunswick Environmental Network (NBEN) has announced the Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) as the 2022 Samaqan Award winner. The Samaqan award recognizes those who have dedicated their efforts to the waters and species inhabiting those waters. The NBEN selected GMRC “for its work in harmonizing the strengths of Mi’gmaq knowledge with Western scientific approaches in order to provide a better understanding of the water issues affecting its member communities. Their dedicated team is making a difference to aquatic resources by providing Mi’gmaq ecological knowledge and impartial scientific research to shape informed Mi’gmaq public policy.” GMRC proudly accepts this award and is committed to using our guiding principles to continue our work on the rivers.