Two-Eyed Seeing: Netukulimk and Stewardship   May 12, 2013

On 16 May 2013, Mi'kmaw Elder Albert Marshall and Mi'kmaw Conservation Group staff person Sana Kavanagh spoke at the workshop "Species at Risk Stewardship in Atlantic Canada:  Best Practices, Collaborative Approaches, and Techniques that Work" held in Wolfville, NS.  The workshop ran May 15-16 and was hosted by the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute with a focus on stewardship, human dimensions in wildlife management, social media tools, and lessons learned.  Elder Albert and Sana presented on "Two Eyed Seeing:  Netukulimk and Stewardship".  Each talked about commonalities between Netukulimk and stewardship although most focus was placed on explaining Netukulimk.  Sana also provided examples of how the Mi'kmaw Conservation Group (MCG) is guided by and incorporates Netukulimk, such as educational materials with respect to species at risk. For more information on MCG see: