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Invitation to all Lennox Island and Abegweit Community Members

Opportunity to Participate in a Discussion on Social Assistance Benefits Provided on Reserve


The researchers would like to meet with individuals (18 years of age and older) who live on-reserve and are receiving Social Assistance, Mi’kmaq youth (ages 15 to 17) and all interested Community members.








Mi'kmaq Community News


18 Nov 2014

Wins adding up for Lennox Island judoka

By Eric McCarthy, Journal Pioneer
Lennox Island – There’s something really basic that excites Brandon Bernard about the sport of judo.
“I like to win,” declares the 16-year-old Lennox Island resident.

Don’t let his calm demeanor fool you: this is an athlete who is enthusiastic about his chosen sport. He prefers individual sports that judo, powerlifting and badminton over team sports...To CONTINUE


Media Advisory:

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Election of the AFN Regional Chief for NB/PEI will be held in Charlottetown today, November 6, 2014



Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

November 6, 2014

  • The election of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for New Brunswick and PEI will be held in Charlottetown today, November 6, 2014;
  • This is the first time that the Regional Chief election has been held on PEI

Today, Thursday, November 6th, the Assembly of First Nations will be holding their election for Regional Chief NB-PEI at the Delta Prince Edward at 4:00 p.m.

The Regional Chief NB-PEI is one of 10 Regional Chiefs and sits on the Executive Committee of the Assembly of First Nations. Regional Chiefs are elected every three years by Chiefs in their regions...To CONTINUE


For Immediate Release                                                                                       October 30, 2014           


The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

 PEI First Nation Chiefs Join Mission to China

Charlottetown, PEI, October 30, 2014 ---

PEI First Nation Chiefs, Brian Francis and Matilda Ramjattan, have joined Canada's Premiers in their trade mission to China. The mission is led by PEI Premier Robert Ghiz, who is also Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs...ToCONTINUE 


For Immediate Release                                                                                   September 30, 2014                                                                                                                                                        

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI

 PEI Chiefs recognize Treaty Day, October 1

On October 1, 2014, PEI Mi'kmaq leadership and community members will be celebrating Treaty Day. Treaty Day has been celebrated by the Mi'kmaq since 1986.


October 1 marks the date in the Treaty of 1752 when - in order to preserve good harmony - the promises of the Crown would be recognized and the friendship between the Mi'kmaq and the Crown would be renewed...To CONTINUE


25 Nov 2013

Message from the Chiefs and Councils of Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nations regarding Crowbush Golf Course -- Setting the Record Straight...



 21 Oct 2013


Message from the Chiefs and Councils of Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nations

The PEI First Nation Governments of Abegweit and Lennox Island are very concerned about the escalating violence in relation to the protests in New Brunswick....For remainder of LETTER please CLICK HERE 



Dear Community member,

You have likely been following the media coverage concerning the Plan B highway construction project in the Bonshaw area....For remainder of LETTER, please CLICK HERE


 No events scheduled.

Community Messages


Family Service PEI

Family Service PEI offers two distinct programs: Credit Counselling and Therapeutic Counselling.

We are here to help you develop an action plan to target the most stressful issues in your life.


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National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) 

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCAH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC. 

To learn more, CLICK HERE