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October is Mi’kmaq History Month

October is the official month to celebrate Mi’kmaw heritage and culture and Dalhousie University wants to help celebrate. See here for a list of events happening on and off campus this October.

Fish-WIKS’ PI Dr. Fanning Presents at International Conference in Japan

Dr. Lucia Fanning, FishWIKS Principal Investigator attended the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference held in Hiroshima, Japan, July 23 – 29, 2017.   She focused her presentation on sharing the knowledge acquired by FishWIKS participants over the course of the project and emphasized the importance of the pan-Canadian nature of the project in identifying commonalities and difference …

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Fish-WIKS Members Attend UNPFII in New York

  In May, Fish-WIKS steering committee members Lucia Fanning and Chris Milley, with community liaison coordinators Terry Dorward and Jade Owen, travelled to NYC to attend the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII.) The group hosted a side event at the Forum, sharing their pan-Canadian research experiences and lessons learned on fisheries management …

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Fish-WIKS’ Master Students in New Roles

Fish-WIKS Mater’s student Amber Giles, and Erin Keenan have recently been appointed new positions within Nunavut Wildlife Management Board and WWF-Canada (respecitvly). Fish-WIKS Mater’s student Amber Giles, has recently joined the team at Nunavut Wildlife Management Board as a Commercial Fisheries Biologist. Congratulations Amber on your new role and best of luck with the future. We look …

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PhD Student, Emily Bingeman to Present Paper at Florida Conference

Emily will be presenting a co-authored paper with Emory Phd student Andrea Warmack at the Feminist Ethics and Social Theory conference in Clearwater, Florida, October 5-8. Their paper is titled: Canon Fodder: Exploring the Challenges of Decolonization and Canon Reform. Abstract: There is a growing recognition philosophy has a serious problem with diversity. Various proposals have …

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