This video continues the discussion on a decision make by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) that sparked a plethora of tension. It highlights the significance of the SCC ruling and the impacts that the Mi’kmaq face even twenty years after the SCC ruling. The backlash that is experienced by the Mi’kmaq when they attempt to assert their rights and fish on their own terms. While the Court states that they have a right to begin regulating lobster in the name of conservation, the Mi’kmaq want the right to govern their fisheries on their own, a scientist was hired by the Mi’kmaq to manage and track the fishery.

Living Treaties – Part 2, APTN Investigates

Author: APTN News

Year: 2019

Media Type: Video