Firstever Fishermens Pow Wow reels in a sense of community

first_imgAPTN National NewsIt’s been ten years since the Marshall Decision upheld the harvesting rights of Mi’kmaq fishers, sparking years of tension between the Mi’kmaq, government officials, and non-aboriginal fishers.But, as time passes, tensions fade, and the organizers of the inaugural Fisherman’s Pow Wow in Miramachi, New Brunswick, saw an opportunity to create an event where the communities could take a first step towards reconciling.APTN National News reporter Tim Fontaine was at the Pow Wow, and has the story.last_img

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