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Juku'e

Juku'e

By L'nuey
Hosted by L'nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke, Juku'e is a podcast series focused on current matters in the Mi'kmaq Community.

The PEI First Nation leadership is responsible for guiding the work of L’nuey, which is a Mi’kmaq Rights-based organization focused on protecting, preserving and implementing the constitutionally entrenched rights of the Mi’kmaq of Prince Edward Island, Epekwitk.

For more information, visit lnuey.ca.
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Strengthening Our Culture One Generation at a Time - With Elder Doreen Jenkins
In this episode, Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Elder Doreen Jenkins of Abegweit First Nation to discuss growing up Mi’kmaq, spiritual strength, embracing culture and traditions, and aspirations for the future of Mi’kmaq culture.
16:44
May 12, 2022
Woven Histories - With Keptin/Elder Jimmy Bernard
In this episode, Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Keptin and Elder Jimmy Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation about struggles and discrimination the Mi’kmaq have faced, the woven history of basket weaving and wisqoq - the black ash, and what he hopes to see for Mi’kmaq culture and traditions in the future.
31:51
May 12, 2022
Education as a Means of Reconciliation - With Mary Kendrick
In this episode, Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Mount Stewart Consolidated School Principal Mary Kendrick about the inaugural 2021 Reconciliation Recognition Awards that were given by the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils last year, and some initiatives at Mount Stewart school that work towards reconciliation through education. Nominations for the 2022 Reconciliation Recognition Awards are open to the public this year, and will close on April 22. You can nominate a business, organization or institution here at: lnuey.ca/reconciliation-recognition-awards/
21:46
April 13, 2022
Journey Towards Reconciliation - With Julie Gagnon
In this episode, Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with École Saint-Augustin Vice-Principal Julie Gagnon about the inaugural 2021 Reconciliation Recognition Awards that were given by the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils last year, and the journey towards reconciliation between Mi’kmaq and Acadian communities. Nominations for the 2022 Reconciliation Recognition Awards are open to the public this year, and will close on April 22. You can nominate a business, organization or institution here at: lnuey.ca/reconciliation-recognition-awards/
16:42
April 07, 2022
International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating and Supporting Women – With Chief Darlene Bernard
Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2022 in this special Juku’e Women’s Day takeover episode!  In this episode, Communications Officer Annie Martin speaks with Chief Darlene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation on what International Women’s Day means to her, the role of Mi’kmaq women historically and today, being a female leader and role model, her pride in her community, as well as who and what inspires her.  Be sure to check out this short and captivating segment!
12:18
March 08, 2022
What is Reconciliation? With AFN Regional Chief Paul Prosper
In this Juku’e episode, Nova Scotia/Newfoundland Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Paul Prosper joins Sean Doke in this honest, insightful and powerful discussion on the impacts of residential schools, growing up Mi’kmaq, the importance of being united, reconciliation as a journey and SO MUCH MORE. You don’t want to miss this one!
43:06
February 01, 2022
Ni'n aq No'kmaq - With Zabrina Whitman
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke welcomes Zabrina Whitman back to the podcast to discuss an update on the beneficiary process, now known as N’in aq No’kmaq (translating to "Me and My Relations” in English), and what this means for Epekwitnewaq Mi’kmaq communities now and in the future.
33:11
November 30, 2021
Mi'kmaq History Month Edition: Treaties of Peace and Friendship
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with colleague Annie Martin to delve into some of the history behind the Peace and Friendship Treaties that were signed between the Mi’kmaq and the Crown, and why they are still relevant today.
11:36
October 28, 2021
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - With Senator Brian Francis
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Epekwitk (PEI) Senator Brian Francis to discuss the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and what this means for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across Canada.
15:40
September 30, 2021
Pituamkek: A National Park Reserve - With Chief Darlene Bernard
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Chief Darlene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation to discuss the new proposed national park reserve – Pituamkek – and how the Epekwitnewaq Mi’kmaq will be involved, and what this may mean for future generations.
21:33
August 20, 2021
Breaking the Silence on Indian Residential Schools - With Chief Junior Gould
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Chief Junior Gould of Abegweit First Nation to hear about residential schools and the impact they have had. Listen to Chief Gould share his story and perspective on the residential schools system, the effects that are still felt today, and what needs to change moving forward.
25:54
July 18, 2021
Understanding the Epekwitk Mi'kmaq Treaty Protected Fishery - Part 2
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke picks up where he left off with Senior Negotiator Tracey Cutcliffe to hear about priority of access to the fisheries, the Treaty Protected Fishery, and how the Epekwitk Mi’kmaq are planning to exercise their treaty protected rights. If you’d like to learn more, visit lnuey.ca/fisheries for more information.
22:27
April 15, 2021
Understanding the Epekwitk Mi'kmaq Treaty Protected Fishery - Part 1
In this episode, L’nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with colleague and Senior Negotiator Tracey Cutcliffe to get an in-depth explanation of the complex legal history behind the “Moderate Livelihood” or "Treaty Protected Fishery". Stay tuned for part two, which will focus on priority of access to the fisheries, the Treaty Protected Fishery, and how the Epekwitk Mi’kmaq are planning to exercise their treaty protected rights. If you’d like to learn more, visit lnuey.ca/fisheries for more information.
21:56
April 14, 2021
Stories and Highlights of Epekwitk Mi’kmaq Veterans
In this episode, L'nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with colleague and Historical Researcher Tammy MacDonald to highlight stories of Epekwitk Mi'kmaq Veterans as a way to honour and remember those who have served in both World Wars, Korea and various conflicts and missions as we approach the end of November and this month of remembrance.
13:54
November 30, 2020
Mi'kmaq History Month Edition
In this episode L'nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with colleague and fellow Communications Officer Annie Martin to discuss L'nuey's virtual contributions during Mi'kmaq History Month in Epekwitk (PEI). The conversation highlights some questions that have been received in response to L'nuey's Mi'kmaq History Month Giveaway, along with answers.
13:59
October 30, 2020
The Process - With Zabrina Whitman
In this episode L'nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke speaks with Zabrina Whitman to discuss how the Mi'kmaq of Epekwitk will begin the process of determining who can access and who is an heir of Mi’kmaq Treaties and Aboriginal Rights and Title, and how we can build on the work accomplished through the Nova Scotia process.
30:38
July 27, 2020
An Introduction to L'nuey - The PEI Mi'kmaq Rights Initiative
In this introductory episode L'nuey Communications Officer Sean Doke introduces the organization's new podcast series "Juku'e" and speaks with L'nuey's Executive Director Jenene Wooldridge to discuss L'nuey, it's mission, along with some recent and upcoming initiatives.
11:18
July 21, 2020