Over 60 000 artifacts being curated by the province are soon to be repatriated back to their ancestral home. A recent memorandum of understanding was signed between the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation and the Metepenagiag Heritage Park to reaffirm a commitment to protect and promote the cultural heritage resources of Metepenagiag Nation.
- 01 March 2023
The Missing Persons Act was proclaimed today, making it possible for police to launch a missing persons investigation sooner.
- 04 January 2023
The following statement was issued today by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene Dunn.
- 24 November 2022
The provincial government has accepted that separate, one-on-one talks with First Nations about social programs should be conducted as group negotiations, with all the First Nations acting in partnership with ...
Nationals Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st
Celebrate Wolastoqiyik Treaty Day by learning more about the historic partnership forged nearly 300yrs ago. More about the Wolastoqiyik culture, heritage and history can be found online.
Historic Ceremony honouring Indigenous traditions and cultures held at Government House
A special ceremony took place at Government House in Fredericton on Tuesday to recognize the importance of honouring Indigenous traditions and cultures, including acknowledging the right to swear an oath on a sacred Eagle Feather, if a person so chooses.
Department of Aboriginal Affairs staff participated in ceremonies in both ...
Every Child Matters ceremony
A group of employees from the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, ...
Sacred fire at Metepenagiag Heritage Park
Provincial government employees were invited to Metepenagiag Heritage Park on ...
Official visit of the consul general of the United States
In her first official visit to New Brunswick today, Consul ...