PAQTNKEK MI’KMAW NATION
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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Please review the following PDF document for the full article: Mi’kmaq coalition acquires 50% of Nova Scotia-based seafood giant Clearwater Seafoods
MEDIA RELEASE Paqtnkek Council passes public health bylaw to manage pandemic response May 20, 2020 – Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation now has its own bylaw available to protect the health and safety of community members. Chief and council have approved the Public Health Bylaw, which is based on the public safety provisions of section… Read more »
April 3, 2020 Dear community member, I want to thank each and every one of you for joining us in the fight against this terrible COVID-19 virus. As the numbers climb daily, I join our Grand Chief Norman Sylliboy, the Assembly of Nova Chiefs, Premier Stephen McNeil and others in urging you to stay at… Read more »