Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation

Kepmite’tmu’kw Ta’n Weni’kw – Honouring Culture

Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation was established on March 3, 1820 in Antigonish County and is located 24km east of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The name Paqtnkek, meaning “by the bay”, is a distinction emphasizing the importance of the local bay and its resources to the Mi’kmaw people.

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    Established March 3, 1820, Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation is located in Antigonish County, 24km east of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The name Paqtnkek, meaning “by the bay”, is a distinction emphasizing the importance of the local bay and its resources to the Mi’kmaw people.

    Historically, the Mi’kmaw of Paqtnkek has lived by the bay in a harmonious, renewable manner, respecting the local.. READ MORE

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