Abegweit Mi'kmaw Nation


First Nations are faced with a unique challenge; how do we compete and participate in the modern economy while maintaining, sustaining and - in many instances, recapturing - our Indigenous cultures, languages... READ MORE


April 6, 2018

Comprehensive Community Plan 2018

Thank you to all our community members who attended community engagement sessions, open houses and completed surveys to help develop our Comprehensive Community Plan (CCP). The plan has been sent to print and we will be planning a celebration for the release of this amazing roadmap to our future.... READ MORE


April 6, 2018

We are pleased to welcome Joe (Butch) Knockwood as our new Acting Director of Natural Resources! Joe is on a seconded work placement from his position with DFO. He brings with him over 20 years' experience working in the fishing industry with DFO. As many of you already know, Joe is an Abegweit band member and resides with his family in Scotchfort. Welcome to the Abegweit team!

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Comprehensive Community Plan

Comprehensive Community Planning

Our Comprehensive Community Planning process was developed by community members, for community members. Our planning process started in 2016. Since this time, we have conducted community surveys, community engagement sessions, open houses and celebrations for the CCP. We wanted to know what the community envisioned for future generations. This CCP process was intended as a way to document the community needs and wishes in order to plan for the future they envisioned....READ MORE