Daily Archives: May 30, 2017

New CIHR Project Grant for Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group and Heather Castleden

2017-05-30T11:55:08+00:00

The HEC Lab is proud to announce that we have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to continue working with the Pictou Landing Native Women's Group to develop a documentary film about our research in the A'se'k (known in English as Boat Harbour) estuary. For the Mi’kmaq of Pictou Landing First Nation (PLFN), the estuary adjacent their community, known as A'se'k and the surrounding landscape have provided them with the foods, medicines, transportation, shelter, and tools they have needed to survive and thrive since time immemorial. But for 50 years, a nearby mill has been piping its [...]

New CIHR Project Grant for Pictou Landing Native Women’s Group and Heather Castleden 2017-05-30T11:55:08+00:00