Mama'omas Limited Partnership

Mama’omas means “Circle of Marine Life.” The core business of Mama’omas is to manage the commercial fishing licenses of the ‘Namgis First Nation.

Mama’omas means “Circle of Marine Life.” The core business of Mama’omas is to manage fishing licenses that the ‘Namgis First Nation has been given access to by DFO through 2 different programs (PICFI and ATP). Mama’omas has the following goals: to enable Mama’omas to cover its costs each year and to operate without subsidies from the Nation; to allocate licenses and quota in a way that helps ‘Namgis fishers enter new fisheries and earn enough to make a living income and to stay in the fishery; to provide opportunities for ‘Namgis fishers to increase their boat utilization, incomes, and fishing skills; to encourage entrepreneurship, financial planning, and independence amongst fishers, while encouraging them to work together, when needed, to add value along the product chain; and, to support sustainable management of fish and marine resources.

Address & Contact

Street:
43 Gatu Street
City:
Alert Bay
State:
BC
Phone:
(250) 974-5556
Category:
Company

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