Welcome - Pjilsa’si
18 September 2014
15 years later, Marshall Decision Resonates in PEI Mi'kmaq Communities
September 17, 1999 was a momentous day in Prince Edward Island's Mi'kmaq communities. The Supreme Court of Canada issued their landmark ruling, known as the Marshall Decision, that affirmed the treaty right to hunt, fish and gather in pursuit of a "moderate livelihood." Since that day, the commercial fishery has become the most significant contributor to incomes and employment among both PEI First Nations. ...to CONTINUE
Welcome to the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI
Working together to improve the lives of
Mi’kmaq on Prince Edward Island, now and in the future.
MCPEI is guided by the following core values:
Respect: we honour and value the diverse viewpoints and beliefs of all individuals, and promote collaborative relationships that are based on trust, understanding and acceptance.
Tradition: we strengthen, promote, preserve and protect Mi’kmaw culture, beliefs and heritage for current and future generations.
Excellence: we are committed to developing, delivering and maintaining services of the highest quality.
Integrity: we are dedicated to ethical and professional conduct in all aspects of our activities, practices and interactions.
Sensitivity: we are compassionate, mindful and understanding of others’ feelings and circumstances; and will conduct ourselves in a way that is encouraging and supportive.
MCPEI Vision Statement
PEI Mi’kmaq are self-determined and self-sufficient; and the Mi’kmaw community is understood, prosperous, safe and culturally vibrant.
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