Publications

The Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council has since 1981 produced many articles, commentaries, reports, books, briefs and learning materials on subjects of interest to its Council Members.

This section of our website, profiles some current publications produced under the auspices of one of our five forums. For older printed titles not available in PDF format, such as “Our Land the Maritimes”, “Koqaja’taqatinen Vol 1 & 2”, “Powley Decision Regional Messaging Report”, and others, please direct inquires to the Director, noted in contact us.

2017 Aboriginal Review Videos

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency – Aboriginal Review 2017

Fisheries Act & Navigation Protection Act Colloquiums- Aboriginal Reviews 2017

National Energy Board – Aboriginal Review 2016-17

Mawqatmuti’kw Journal

Mawqatmuti’kw (We All Live Together) is a journal published jointly by IKANAWTIKET Environmental Incorporated and the Maritime Aboriginal Aquatic Resources Secretariate (MAARS). Mawqatmuti’kw is produced and available to donors, sponsors and citizens interested about Mother Earth and efforts made to learn and respect our living Environment.

Mawqatmuti’kw, is also produced to feature articles and information about MAARS work to promote Aboriginal fishing, knowledge about aquatic resources, ocean management, governance and collaborative partnerships

Subscriptions are free on request and issues are archived here in PDF format.

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2017

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2017

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2016

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2016

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2015

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2015

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2014

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2014

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2014

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2014

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2013

Mawqatmuti’kw Summer-Fall 2013

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2010-11

Mawqatmuti’kw Winter-Spring 2010-11

Mawqatmuti’kw Journal Fall 2010

Mawqatmuti’kw Journal Fall 2010

Other Publications

Petkoutkoyek Statement

ISKENISK Declaration

Petkoutkoyek Statement On the Access, Use, and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising Out of the Utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge in Canada.
Promulgated at Petitcodiac (PETKOUTKOYEK), Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on October 16, 2015


ISKENISK Declaration

ISKENISK Declaration

Iskenisk Declaration on the Access, Use, and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising Out of the Utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge in Canada
Signed at ISKENISK, Mi’kma’ki, Canada on March 28, 2011


April–May 2014 Spawning Run Field Study

Presence/Absence of Lake Utopia Rainbow Smelt (Osmerus mordax) Large-bodied Population and Small-bodied Population – April–May 2014 Spawning Run Field Study


National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk Case Study – July 2014

National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk Case Study on Consultation, Accommodation and Cooperation with Aboriginal Peoples Undertaken by Environment Canada in Regard to the Boreal Woodland Caribou, and by Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Regard to the Inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic Salmon and American Eel; and Identification of Gaps and Suggestions to Increase the Level of Aboriginal Participation in the Species at Risk Act


MAPC Initial Response on G-SGoSL Salmon Proposed SARA Listing – May 17, 2013

Proposed Addition of the Atlantic Salmon, Gaspé-Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Population to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk under the Species at Risk Act
A Noted Accumulation of Infringements on Aboriginal and Treaty Rights at a Regional Level Requiring Accommodation and the Full and Effective Participation of the Traditional Ancestral Homelands Aboriginal Peoples Henceforth


2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets for Canada are Deficient [English]

2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets for Canada are Deficient [English]
Aboriginal Peoples Perspectives on Canada’s National 2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets


Les buts et les objectifs du Canada en matière de diversité biologique d’ici 2020 sont insatisfaisants [Français]

Les buts et les objectifs du Canada en matière de diversité biologique d’ici 2020 sont insatisfaisants [Français]
Les perspectives des peuples autochtones sur les buts et objectifs du Canada en matière de diversité biologique d’ici 2020


Las Metas y Objetivos de Biodiversidad de Canadá 2020 son Deficientes [Español]

Las Metas y Objetivos de Biodiversidad de Canadá 2020 son Deficientes [Español]
Perspectivas de los Pueblos Aborígenes sobre las Metas y Objetivos de Biodiversidad de Canadá 2020


2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets for Canada are Deficient [Arabic]

2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets for Canada are Deficient [Arabic]
Aboriginal Peoples Perspectives on Canada’s National 2020 Biodiversity Goals & Targets


2020 Biodiversitätsziele & Zielgruppen für Kanada sind mangelhaft [Deutsch]

2020 Biodiversitätsziele & Zielgruppen für Kanada sind mangelhaft [Deutsch]
Perspektiven der indigenen Völker über Kanadas nationale Biodiversitätsziele und -zielgruppen für 2020


Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol within Canada - English

Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol within Canada – English

Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol within Canada – English


Mise en oeuvre du Protocole de Nagoya au Canada - French

Mise en oeuvre du Protocole de Nagoya au Canada – French

Mise en oeuvre du Protocole de Nagoya au Canada – French


Implementación del Protocolo de Nagoya en Canadá - Spanish

Implementación del Protocolo de Nagoya en Canadá – Spanish

Implementación del Protocolo de Nagoya en Canadá – Spanish


Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Sustainable Use and Protection Act

Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Sustainable Use and Protection Act

Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Sustainable Use and Protection Act


Policy Critique of the Draft Species at Risk Act Overarching Policy Framework – January 2011

Policy Critique of the Draft Species at Risk Act Overarching Policy Framework – January 2011


Reply Commentary on the Draft National Framework for Canada’s Network of Marine Protected Areas

Reply Commentary on the Draft National Framework for Canada’s Network of Marine Protected Areas
A critique exposing voids in the vision, goals, and manner of bioregion formation for MPAs and a network of MPAs.


ESSIM: Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Plan – Case Study

ESSIM: Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Plan
A case study of a successful IMCAM plan (ESSIM Plan) lacking leadership for implementation


Winter Skate – Life Denied

Winter Skate – Life Denied


MAWI’AQNUTMA’TMK – Let us talk together

MAWI’AQNUTMA’TMK – Let us talk together


MAARS Postion Statement to CMAC on Navigable Waters Protection Act – 2010

MAARS Postion Statement to CMAC on Navigable Waters Protection Act – 2010


The Sturgeon’s – Booklet

The Sturgeon’s – Booklet


The Sturgeon’s – Anatomy Poster

The Sturgeon’s – Anatomy Poster


The Sturgeon’s – Life Cycle Poster

The Sturgeon’s – Life Cycle Poster


The Sturgeon’s – Threats Poster

The Sturgeon’s – Threats Poster


The Sturgeon’s – Significance Poster

The Sturgeon’s – Significance Poster