MNCC WILL PROMOTE AND ADVANCE WOLASTOQIYIK MANAGEMENT OF THE WOLASTOQ WATERSHED AND ECOSYSTEM THROUGH CONSERVATION AND STEWARDSHIP, EDUCATION AND RESPECTING OUR TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND THE WORK CARRIED OUT BY OUR ANCESTORS. WE DO THIS ON BEHALF OF OUR PRESENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS.
The MNCC (Maliseet Nation Conservation Council), formed in 2004, represents the Maliseet First Nation communities located along the Saint John River watershed in New Brunswick, Canada.The Maliseet traditional territory extends into Quebec, the State of Maine, USA, and on to the Bay of Fundy.
Dedicated to conservation and increasing the involvement of Maliseet First Nations people in the collaborative management of resources located in our traditional territory, the MNCC has its head office in Fredericton, located at 150 Cliffe Street at the Kchikhusis Commercial Centre on the Saint Mary`s First Nation.
Our vision is that MNCC will be a strong, responsible, well organized, resourceful, accountable and sustainable organization comprised of strong WOLASTOQ communities that support and practice WOLASTOQIYIK values and help make our vision a reality.
WHO IS MNCC?
* MNCC IS made up of six MALISEET FIRST NATION communities in NEW BRUNSWICK,
Oromocto First Nation - St.Mary's First Nation - Kings Clear First Nation - Woodstock First Nation -
Tobique First Nation - & Madawaka First Nation.
* MNCC is a non-profit corporation conservation council promoting conservation and management
of our natural resources.
* MNCC entered a collaborative management agreement with DFO in August 1, 2007.
* MNCC collaborates the ST. JOHN RIVER watershed with DFO.