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Ken Paul

Wolastoqey Nation
Lead Fisheries Negotiator

Ken Paul is a member of the Wolastoqey Nation whose traditional territorial lands and waters span the Canada/US border and extend into the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. 


Ken has held senior positions with the Canadian Hydrographic Service as a Hydrographer-in-Charge and with Parks Canada in Nova Scotia and the Northwest Territories.


In 2012, Ken had served as Atlantic regional Fisheries Director for Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Peskotomuhkati Chiefs, and more recently as the national Fisheries Director with the Assembly of First Nations.  


Ken is currently the lead Fisheries Negotiator for his Wolastoqey Nation working towards governance of the fisheries and the oceans sector with Canada as promised within the Peace and Friendship Treaties of 1752 and 1760/61.


Ken has extensive experience in regional, national and international laws and policy impacting Indigenous peoples rights in fisheries, technology and marine sectors.  Ken is a dedicated father of two.