Mi’kmaq Organizations & Acronyms

Legend of Acronyms

CMM – The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq MACS – Micmac Association of Cultural Studies MCI – Mi’kmaq College Institute now Unama’ki College MCPEI – Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island MFCS – Mi’kmaw Family & Children’s Services of Nova Scotia MRC – Mi’kmaq Resource Centre NCNS – Native Council of Nova Scotia NSNWA – Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association TARR – Treaty & Aboriginal Rights Research Centre of Nova Scotia UC – Unama’ki College of Cape Breton University UNSI – Union of Nova Scotia Indians


Organizations

Assembly of First Nations Secretariat Civic: 586 Church Street, Indian Brook Mail: P.O. Box 327, Shubenacadie, N.S. B0N 2H0 Telephone: 902-758-2142 Fax: 902-758-1759 E-mail: denise_mcdonald@hotmail.com Web: www.afn.ca

Atlantic Aboriginal Health Research Program Civic: 830 Willow Street, Millbrook Mail: P.O. Box 634 Truro, N.S. B2N 5E5 Telephone: 902-897-9199, Ext. 126 Fax: 902-895-0079 E-mail: Carla.Moore@Dal.Ca

Atlantic Canada’s First Nation Help Desk 47 Maillard Street Sydney, N. S. B1S 2P5 Telephone: 902-567-0842 Fax: 902-567-0337 Toll Free: 877-484-7606 E-mail: admin@firstnationhelp.com Web: www.firstnationhelp.com

Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat 153 Willowdale Drive Dartmouth, N.S. B2V 0A5 Toll free:1-877-667-4007 Fax: 902-435-8027 E-mail: info@apcfnc.ca Web: www.apcfnc.ca

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq Civic: 57 Martin Crescent, Millbrook Mail: Box 1590 Truro, N.S. B2N 6N7 Telephone: 902-895-6385 Fax: 902-893-1520 Website: www.cmmns.com

Eskasoni Economic Development Corporation Civic: 63 Minimall Drive, Eskasoni Mail: P.O. Box 7172, Eskasoni, N.S. B1W 1A2 Telephone: 902-379-2422/2800 Fax: 902-379-2483

Eskasoni Fish & Wildlife Commission Civic: 4115 Shore Rd., Eskasoni Mail: P.O. Box 8097, Eskasoni, N.S. B1W 1C2 Telephone: 902-379-2024 Fax: 902-379-2159 E-mail: efwc@efwc.ca Website: www.efwc.ca

Eskasoni School Board Civic: 4645 Shore Road Eskasoni, N.S. B0A 1J0 Mail: P.O. Box 7959, Eskasoni, N.S. B1W 1J0 Telephone: 902-379-2507 Fax: 902-379-2273

Healing Our Nation 45 Alderney Drive, Suite 607 Dartmouth, N.S. B2Y 2N6 Telephone: 902-492-0500

Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn – Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative 72 Church Road Truro, N.S. B2N 6N4 Telephone: 1-888-803-3880/ Local: 843-3880 Fax: 902-843-3882 Email: info@mikmaqrights.com Website: www.mikmaqrights.com

Mi’kmaq Association of Cultural Studies 47 Maillard St. Sydney, N.S. B1S 2P5 Telephone: 902-567-1752 Fax: 902-567-0776 E-mail: macs@mikmaq-assoc.ca Website: www.mikmaq-assoc.ca

Mi’kmaq Child Development Centre 2161 Gottingen St. Halifax, N.S. B3K 3B5 Telephone: 902-422-7850 Fax: 902-422-6642

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island 200 Read Drive Summerisde, PEI. C1N 5N7 Head Office: Lennox Island First Nation Box 134, 313 Sweetgrass Trail, Lennox Island, PEI. C0B 1P0 Telephone: 902-436-5101 Fax: 902-436-5655

Mi’kmaq Employment & Training Secretariat 526 Church Street Shubenacadie, N.S. B0N 1W0 Telephone: 902-895-2038 Fax: 902-758-2127 E-mail: geraldtoney@mets.ca

Mi’kmaq – Maliseet Nations News Box 1590 Truro, N.S. B2N 5V3 Telephone: 902-895-2038 Fax: 902-895-3030 E-mail: news@cmmns.com Website: www.mmnn.ca

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre 2158 Gottingen St. Halifax, N.S. B3K 3B4 Telephone: 902-420-1576 Fax: 902-423-6130 Website: www.mymnfc.com/

Mi’kmaq Resource Centre Box 5300, Cape Breton University Sydney, N.S. B1P 6L2 Telephone: 902-563-1660 E-mail: diane_chisholm@cbu.ca Website: MRC

Mi’kmaw Family & Children’s Services of Nova Scotia Box 179 Shubenacadie, N.S. B0N 2H0 Telephone: 1-800-263-8686 902-758-3553 Fax: 902-758-2390

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (Education) 47 Maillard St. Sydney, N.S. B1S 2P5 Telephone: 902-567-0336 Fax: 902-567-0337 Website: kinu.ca

Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network Eskasoni: 4533 Shore Road Mail: P.O. Box 7915, Eskaoni, N.S. B1W 1B7 Telephone: 902-379-2042 Halifax: 2158 Gottingen Street Halifax, N.S. B3K 3B4 Telephone: 902-468-0381

Millbrook: 57 Martin Crescent Mail: P.O. Box 1590, Truro, N.S. B2N 5V3 Telephone: 902-895-6385 Website: Millbrook

Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Youth, Recreation & Active Circle for Living Box 360, Whycocomagh, N.S. B0E 3M0 Telephone: 1-888-756-7717 902-756-3300 Fax: 902-756-2984 E-mail: exdir@myracl.com Website: MYRACL

Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling Association of Nova Scotia 16 Gabriel Street Eskasoni, N.S. B0A 1J0 E-mail: Nadaca@istar.ca

Native Council of Nova Scotia Box 1320 Truro, N.S. B2N 5N2 Telephone: 902-895-1523 Toll free: 1-800-565-4372 Fax: 902-895-0024 E-mail: info@ncns.ca Website: www.ncns.ca

Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association Box 805 52 Martin Crescent Truro, N.S. B2N 1A1 Telephone: 902-893-7402 Fax: 902-897-7162

Potlotek Board of Education Box 588 Chapel Island First Nation, N.S. B0E 3B0 Telephone: 902-535-3160 Fax: 902-535-3164 E-mail: potlotek@staff.ednet.ns.ca Website: potlotek.ca/cifn/pboe.html

Training & Education Centre (TEC) R.R. #2 East Bay Eskasoni, N.S. B0A 1H0 Telephone: 902-379-2758 Fax: 902-379-2586

Treaty & Aboriginal Rights Research Centre of N.S. (TARR Centre) Box 341 Shubenacadie, N.S. B0N 2H0 Telephone: 902-758-1953 Fax: 902-758-1759

Ulnooweg Development Group Inc. Box 1259 Truro, N.S. B2N 5N2 Telephone: 902-893-7379 Fax: 902-893-0353 E-mail: director@ulnooweg.ca

Unama’ki College of Cape Breton University P.O. Box 5300, Cape Breton University Sydney, N.S. B1P 6L2 Telephone: 902-563-1871 Fax: 902-563-1693 E-mail: leanne_simmons@cbu.ca Web: Unama’ki College of CBU

Unamaki Institute of Natural Resources 4102 Shore Road Eskasoni, N.S. B1W 1C2 Telephone: 902-379-2163 Fax: 902-379-2250 E-mail: info@uinr.ca Website: www.uinr.ca

Union of Nova Scotia Indians/Sydney 200 Churchill Drive, Suite 304 Membertou, N.S. B1S )H1 Telephone: 902-539-4107 Fax: 902-564-2137 E-mail: rec@unsi.ns.ca Website: www.unsi.ns.ca

Wagmatcook School Board Box 525 Baddeck, N.S. B0E 1B0 Telephone: 902-295-3267 Fax: 902-295-1331

Note:

This excerpt is from the Mi’kmaw Resource Guide 2007 and was made possible through the collaboration of the Union of Nova Scotia Indians, The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, and the Native Council of Nova Scotia. The Fourth Edition – 2007 was made possible through the Tripartite Education Committee and was funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Aboriginal Affairs, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey, and Canadian Heritage and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

Project Coordinators were Tim Bernard, of the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, Rosalie Francis of the Union of Nova Scotia Indians, and Spencer Wilmot of the Native Council of Nova Scotia. Contributors included Bernie Francis – Mi’kmaq translation, Kristie Gehue, Julie Martin, Clayton Paul – research, and Mary Martha Sylliboy of ©Eastern Woodland Publishing. P.O. Box 1590, Truro, N.S. Canada, B2N 5V3, Telephone 902-895-2038.