June 24, 2009 - FREDERICTON|
An agreement for the harvesting of wood from Crown land for domestic purposes has been signed by the Government of New Brunswick and Esgenoopetitj Mi'kmaq First Nation at Burnt Church.
Seated, from left: Natural Resources Minister Wally Stiles; and Esgenoopetitj Mi’kmaq First Nation Chief Wilbur Dedam. Standing, from left: Esgenoopetitj Coun. Jason Barnaby; Patrick Francis, deputy minister of aboriginal affairs; Carmel Robichaud, MLA, Miramichi Bay-Neguac; Coun. Irene Dedam; and Coun. Clark Dedam.