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Mawqatmuti’kw Journal


Mawqatmuti’kw (We All Live Together) is a journal published jointly by IKANAWTIKET Environmental Incorporated and the Maritime Aboriginal Aquatic Resources Secretariate (MAARS). Mawqatmuti’kw is produced and available to donors, sponsors and citizens interested about Mother Earth and efforts made to learn and respect our living Environment.

Mawqatmuti’kw, is also produced to feature articles and information about MAARS work to promote Aboriginal fishing, knowledge about aquatic resources, ocean management, governance and collaborative partnerships.

Subscriptions are free on request and issues are archived here in PDF format.


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Winter-Spring 2017


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Summer-Fall 2016


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Winter-Spring 2015


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Summer-Fall 2014


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Winter-Spring 2014


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Summer-Fall 2013


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal
Winter-Spring 2010-11


Mawqatmuti’kw Journal Fall 2010

Netawek Ikjikum (Voice of the Ocean)


Netawek Ikjikum (Voice of the Ocean) is one of many multi-stakeholder ongoing communication and relationship building tools that the Maritime Aboriginal Aquatic Resources Secretariate produces. Quarterly issues of Netawek Ikjikum present brief highlights of our work, the MAARS team, objectives met, the progress of the communities fishing entities, stakeholder partnerships, roles and best practices input to decision making fora on aquatic resources, oceans management and our participation in the Atlantic commercial fishing industry.

Occasionally, Netawek Ikjikum will feature special articles of interest and reflection. We welcome contact and remain open to developing multi-stakeholder relationships, learning and working in partnership.

Issues of Netawek Ikjikum are archived here in PDF format (links open new window) and require Adobe Reader software to view them.

A selection of articles from Netawek Ikjikum are also available on the MAARS Blog.

The August 2011 issue is the last issue produced of Netawek Ikjikum (Voice of the Ocean).



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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 7 - Issue 1 August 2011 [PDF]
In this Issue:


MAARS Priorities to Implement the 2011-2020 Aichi Targets

Atlantic Bluefin, Atlantic Sturgeon, and 38 others are added to species at risk list

Forum on hydrocarbons in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Magdalen Islands Oil and Gas Forum – April 8th and 9th 2011

North Pacific Fur Seal Treaty Centennial

Sturgeon Booklet and Posters

World Oceans Day

Highlight Summary on the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Incidental catch in Canadian large pelagic fisheries

MAARS Team Meetings




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Netawek Ikjikum
MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 6 - Issue 4 March 2011 [PDF]
In this Issue:


MAARS receives the 2011 Marshall Award for Aboriginal Environmental Leadership

Magdalen Islands Forum

Atlantic Aboriginal Protection of Species Committee (AAPSC)

New Publications: ESSIM

New Publications: SARA

New Publications: MPA's

NOAA and Partners Assist Entangled Right Whale off East Coast of Florida

Mammal Entanglement in Atlantic Canada

Pre-COSEWIC peer review meeting for striped bass

MAARS Team Meetings




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Netawek Ikjikum
MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 6 - Issue 3 December 2010 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Vote for the Bay of Fundy in the New7Wonders of Nature Campaign

Will government except ATK in SARA?

New HQ for Environment Troops

Countries begin Mercury negotiations

Halifax Regional Municipality 10th Volunteer Conference

The Chocolate river a little more clear

Happy Holidays from the Staff of MAPC MAARS

People United but States Divided on Biodiversity Convention

New acquisitions for the library

MAARS Team Meetings




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Netawek Ikjikum
MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 6 - Issue 1 & 2 June/Sept. 2010 [PDF]
In this Issue:


IKANAWTIKET and Countdown 2010

Coastal Zone Canada Association "The Charlottetown Declaration"

World Oceans Day 2010

20 Targets for 2020

A New Off-Reserve Voice to Jump-Start NACOSAR

MAPC MAARS Says Goodbye to Summer Student

Waterlution presents: The Canadian Water Innovation Lab 2010

Mime'j Seafoods Tour

Cochabamba - A Time for Climate Morality

National Invasive Alien Species Forum

The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) 2010 Conference

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 5 - Issue 4 March 2010 [PDF]
In this Issue:


COSEWIC Assess Local Species at Risk

YOUTH ARISES 2010

Convention on the International Trading on Endangered Species

A message from the Convention on Biological Diversity Executive Secretary Ahmed Djoghlaf

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Marine Protected Areas

Winter Skate rejected

2010 Snow Crab Management Plan

Project Wet

Upcoming events and dates every one should know

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 5 - Issue 3 December 2009 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Media Training Workshop

The Lobster Sustainability Measures

Maritime Terrorism and Piracy

We need to Act NOW

Smallmouth Bass in Miramichi Lake

Youth ARISES 2009

Seasons Greetings

Canadian Coast Guard rescues tangled leatherback
turtle off the coast of Inverness

Treaty Rights Presentations

Concerned about Dogfish – try Rock Salmon instead

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 5 - Issue 2 September 2009 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Congratulations IAS Atlantic Network

5th Annual Lobster Science Workshop

Canada's Response to the European Union's Regulations in regards
to Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fisheries

New way to bait hooks wins $30,000 at the International Smart Gear Competition

Southwest Nova Scotia Fishermen Oppose Georges Bank Oil and Gas

Water's the Problem? Conserving Household H2O

GET INVOLVED WITH IKANAWTIKET

Parks Canada Meeting

Youth ARISES 2009

National Aquaculture Strategic Action Plan Initiative (NASAPI)

Cleaning up Ocean Garbage

Native Council of Prince Edward Island - 35th AGA

17th Annual Abegweit Pow Wow

Atlantic AAROM's Meeting

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 5 - Issue 1 June 2009 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Species at Risk Legislative Review Update

World Ocean Day 2009

World Maritime University visits MAPC-MAARS

EELS ON SLIPPERY SLOPE

Seeking Aboriginal Views on ABS

National Aquatic Animal Health Program (NAAHP)

Maritime Aboriginal Water Speaker says
"mining can be done in environmental harmony"

Governments Discuss Invasive Alien Species at National Level

MAARS Introduces our Aquaculture
Marketing Development Officer (AMDO)

New Biodiversity Strategy for New Brunswick

New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council - AGA

Aquaculture Canada

International Smart Gear Competition

Nova Scotia Government renews push for
Georges Bank gas Exploration
a follow up to the story in Volume 4, Issue 4, March 2009 (pages 20-21)

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 4 - Issue 4 March 2009 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Fishermen and Scientists Research Society (FSRS) 16th Annual Conference

We Extend Our Hand on Invasive Alien Species

Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Initiative
Stakeholders Advisory Council (SAC) Meeting

Digging Happy Clams along Nova Scotia's Shores

Natural Resources Engagement Workshop

Putting SARA on Track

NCNS Zone 4 Information Meeting

Using Satellites to find fish - The SAFARI Project

National Wildlife Week - Earth Day - World Ocean Day

Ecology Action Centre - Birds are Back Celebrity Challenge

The International Year of Biodiversity 2010

Don't Celebrate Just Yet

Smallmouth Bass Invasion!

NORIGS 3 Coalition Media Release

World Ocean Day 2009

Special to the Maritime Aboriginal Aquatic Resources Secretariate

COIN Atlantic Next Steps

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 4 - Issue 3 December 2008 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Colonial Tunicate Impacts

Musquash Estuary Marine Protected Area

DFO Lobster Management

Amendment to Scotia Fundy Management Area

Natural Resources Engagement Workshop

L'nu Fisheries Ltd. Ventures into Aquaculture

4th Annual AVC Lobster Science Workshop

DFO SARA Consultations

Canadian Marine Advisory Council meeting

World Wetlands Day

DFO and ATK

BOFEP AGA

4th ESSIM FORUM

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 4 - Issue 2 September 2008 [PDF]
In this Issue:


EnCana and N.C.N.S.

"The Chest" by Paula Sacrey

SCCFP for L'nu and A.S.N.

Fundy Gypsum Quarry at Miller's Creek

Shellfish Sanitation Program

Northern Bottlenose Whale Recovery Strategy

SARA/AFS/AAROM Workshop

Transboundary Management Guidance Committee

Wind Power for Aboriginal Peoples

Enforcing Environmental Law in Nova Scotia

NORIGS 3 Coalition

Community Contacts with IKANAWTIKET

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 4 - Issue 1 June 2008 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Species at Risk By-catch Data Project

Ocean Day, 2008

Digby-Annapolis Clam Association

An Update on Fundy Tidal Energy

RCMP Cultural Awareness Workshop

LFA 25 Rock Crab Advisory Committee Meeting

Mary Rose's Corner

Uranium Mining Tailings Disastrous to Water

World Maritime University Visits MAARS and NCNS

Shipping Federation of Canada

Calling All Aboriginal Youth Who Care About the Future of Our Oceans

World Trade Organization Doha Direction Preparatory Talks

Alton Natural Gas Storage Open House

Scientific and Regulatory meeting on Pathways of
Environmental Effects Associated with Aquaculture

Species at Risk Postcards

Knowledge and Dedication at National Aquatic Animal Health Division

Canada's Valuable Fresh Water is Not for Dumping Toxic Wastes

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 3 - Issue 4 March 2008 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Bill C-32 Technical Briefing

Upcoming SARA Legislative Review

Welcome Amanda

Upper Bay of Fundy Enforcement Advisory Committee

Important Changes to the Health of Animals Regulations

Nova Scotia's Water Resources Management Strategy

Celebrate OCEAN'S DAY

How should Nova Scotia manage it's water resources?
Public Workshop Schedule

Natural Resources Citizen Engagement Project

Calling All Aboriginal Youth Who Care About the Future of Our Oceans

Scientists Recommend Precautionary Approach for Cusk

Tidal Power: Stakeholders Roundtable Participant Update

Atlantic Aboriginal Knowledge Workshop

Consultation on Consultation

Ikanawtiket Visits with Zones and Locals

MAARS Team Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 3 - Issue 3 December 2007 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Try, Try Again - New Bill to Modernize the Fisheries Act

Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Update

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - Tidal Power

Who, What, Where, When, Why and Weeds

Where to Begin? How about in my Community

Fishing Gear and the Environment

DFO Consults with MAPC on Potential SARA Listings

2007 Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Annual General Assembly

Military munitions dumped in coastal waters around the Maritimes

SCCFP Update

DFO Science Assessment of Atlantic Canada Spiny Dogfish

Canadian Marine Advisory Council Update

New to the MAARS Library

MAARS Staff Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 3 - Issue 2 September 2007 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Canada Votes Against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Release Gear for Species At Risk

Gulf New Brunswick Bluefin Tuna Conservation Harvest Management Plans

The Duck Stops Here

Fishicide

Our Summer Student

Connecting with Parks Canada Agency

A New Fisheries Face in Prince Edward Island

Is Atlantic Salmon and Black Ash At Risk?

Tides of Change

IKANAWTIKET

Offshore Energy Environmental Research Community Forum

DFO Communications Relay: BIO Open House

World Wetlands Day

Strategic Communal Commercial Fisheries Plans (SCCFP)

MAARS CARDA Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 3 - Issue 1 July 2007 [PDF]
In this Issue:


World Maritime University Class Tour in Canada

Fort Beausejour Tour - ARISES 2007

2nd Annual Small Craft Harbours Meeting

Our Seas, Our Garbage

Ocean Day 2007

Species at Risk Calendar

2007 Golf Lobster Enforcement and Compliance Workshop

Northern Bottlenose Whale Recovery Workshop

ACCFE Manager's Meeting

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Training

Black Ash (Fraxinus nigra) May Be in Trouble & You Can Help (Insert)

Taking Control for Species at Risk

2007 Atlantic Salmon Advisory Committee

NCPEI 33rd Annual General Assembly

New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council 36th General Meeting

DFO Communications Relay

ESSIM and NCNS Zone Communities

MAARS CARDA Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 2 - Issue 4 March 2007 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Modernizing the Fisheries Act

Saving the Salt Marshes

NCNS and Federal RAs Meet

Government of New Brunswick: Renewing the Species at Risk Legislation

Northumberland Strait News

What's in a Name: The Green Crab

SAR Ikanawtiket News

Parks Canada Introduced Parks Canada Introduced to the Maritime Native the Maritime Native Councils

DFO Communications Relay: Young Seals on the Beach: Nature's Course

SARA Workshop

New to our MAARS Library

Deep Panuke Concurrent Public Hearings

AAROM Program Evaluation Design Workshop

World Ocean Day 2007

Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Update

MAARS CARDA Meetings




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 2 - Issue 3 December 2006 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Eco-centric vs Homo-centric World View

Challenges in Environmental Management in the Bay of Fundy-Gulf of Maine

FRCC and Maritime Aboriginal Peoples meet to discuss "Plight of the Atlantic Lobster"

More FRCC Lobster Meeting News

MAPC Meetings

Winnipeg NACOSAR Workshop

Climate Change and Thermal Sensitivity of Commercial Marine Species

Bringing ESSIM to the NCNS Community

Working Group on Alternative Management Models

Modernizing the Fisheries Act

DFO Communications Relay

Northumberland Strait Summit Working Group #2, Economic Diversification

SAR IKANAWTIKET

COSEWIC ATK-SC MEETING

Atlantic Canadian Species at Risk Conference

New to our MAARS Library

Merry Christmas From the MAARS Staff!




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 2 - Issue 2 September 2006 [PDF]
In this Issue:


MAARS Meetings

Thank You from the MAARS Partners and Community!

The COADY Institute 2006 Diploma Program Participants Opening Social

SAR Ikanawtiket
Another MAPC Regional Initiative

MAPC-M MAARS and DFO Meeting on SARA

To List or Not to List under SARA
Eastern Scotian Shelf Population of Winter Skate

SAR IKANAWTIKET

AMEC Presents an Overview of EOAR

Co-operative Ecosystem Study Units (CESU)

Self-Employed Fishermen and EI

Charlottetown Summit, July 31, 2006

The Atlantic Veterinary College 3rd Annual Lobster Science Workshop

New to our MAARS Library

MAARS - Matching Native Council Fisheries
With Science and Research

MAARS - BRIDGING THE GAP

Deep Panuke Introduction Session

Environmental and Ecosystem Histories in the Northwest Atlantic: What influences Living Marine Resources?

DFO Communications Relay

Fishery Stakeholders Advisory Committee Meetings, Science Workshops, and Oceans Management Sessions




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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 2 - Issue 1 June 2006 [PDF]
In this Issue:


World Ocean Day

National Aboriginal Day

Amanda Facey joins MAARS as the Oceans and Aquatic Resources Biologist (OARB)

Visit from Neil Bellefontaine, Regional Director General Scotia-Fundy Region

MAARS Director Attends NBAPC Annual Assembly

Advocacy and Citizen Engagement Certifications

Measurement Canada Fishing and Fish Products Trade Sector Review

Inner Bay of Fundy Salmon Recovery Strategy Team

Lobster Licenses and Lobster Port Freeze Requests

Atlantic Salmon Advisory Committee Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Atlantic Salmon (Plamu): A Mi'kmaq perspective

Meetings, Workshops and Oceans Management Sessions



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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 1 - Issue 3 March 2006 [PDF]
In this Issue:


As the Fiscal Year Ends...

Small Craft Harbours Update

Northumberland Strait Community Input Update

Herring Fishery Equipment over Time

MAARS Partners Aboriginal Communal Commerical Fishing Fleets

NACOSAR Workshop for Aboriginal Peoples

Towards Sustainable Herring Management Plans

World Ocean Day

What YOU can Do to save our oceans

Meetings & Workshops



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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 1 - Issue 2 October 2005 [PDF]
In this Issue:


Fisheries Act Renewal

MAARS Team Addition

Canadian Aboriginal Sciences and Technology Society (CASTS) Conference

Our Oceans - An Integrated Management Approach

Time to Resolve the Harbour & Wharf Discord

NCPEI Mi'Kmaq Fisheries and Cod
The Licensed Ground Fish Cod and Cod Buy Back Quota Experience

Dramatic Changing Northumberland
Strait - Task Force

Evolving Partnerships



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MAARS Quarterly Newsletter


Vol. 1 - Issue 1 July 2005 [PDF]
In this Issue:


MAPC-MAARS Overview

The MAARS Team

Sustainable Development - a
truth and reality for all humanity

MAARS Partners Taking Stock

Evolving Partnerships
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