Citizenship Identification Office

The Citizenship Identification Office (CIO) implemented and is maintaining a standardized process for all incoming applications and existing NCNS Membership files that includes document scanning, data entry, file management, supplementary genealogy research and analysis. The CIO collects and organizes genealogical information and historical documents that relate to contemporary and historic Mi’kmaq/Aboriginal families and communities in both Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region. In the process the CIO is able to provide informed recommendations to the NCNS Citizenship Committee through critical analysis of incoming applications and genealogy documentation.

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For Immediate Release
Native Council of Nova Scotia Elects New Chief and President

The Native Council of Nova Scotia has elected Lorraine Augustine as Chief and President during their 43rd Annual General Assembly held in Liverpool this past weekend.
Chief Lorraine Augustine is a proud Mi’kmaq mother of two sons and has lived off reserve all her life. She has also served past terms of Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia.
Chief Augustine has over 20 years of experience in economic development, business development, administration, negotiations, proposal development, human resources and political advocacy.
As Chief and President of the Native Council of Nova Scotia, Chief Augustine will expand existing programs and services, negotiate new ones, advocate with all levels of government to recognize inherent Aboriginal and Treaty rights, establish processes for reconciliation and advance the Population of off reserve Aboriginal Peoples who reside in their Traditional Homelands of Nova Scotia.

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