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.