AMIK accepted a mandate from the Canadian Wildlife Service to perform a feasibility study evaluating the harvest of migratory birds in Innu communities on the North Shore. The study was conducted in three communities: Nutashkuan, Pessamit and Uashat mak Mani-Utenam.
After analyzing the results of the study, AMIK recommended to proceed with the project evaluating the harvest of migratory birds in Innu communities, to extend the project to all seven member communities and to carry out the project over a three year timeline. Proceeding with this project would allow a greater understanding of the ecology of migratory birds, to include inter annual variability in the data compiled, to familiarize and involve Aboriginal communities in a scientific study and promote shared knowledge.
Financial Partner: Canadian Wildlife Service
Partners: Nutashkuan Band Council, Pessamit Band Council and Uashat mak Mani-Utenam Band Council
Project Mananger: Véronique Nadeau