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


September 11, 2018

Update: Election Code Application

On October 18, 2017, a group of five off-reserve Abegweit Band members filed an Application in the Federal Court of Canada challenging the constitutionality of certain sections of the Abegweit Band Election Code.... READ MORE


August 22, 2018

Starting at the end of August 2018 tours will be offered in the indigenous community of Scotchfort by local Knowledge Keepers. The tour departs from Charlottetown with a Target Tours Atlantic Driver-Guide providing background on the history of the band and the Seven Sacred Teachings. Check out our tourism link (under Initiatives) for more information!

Events Calendar

«   October 2018   »

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