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August 7, 2012

Community

41 Years of “Big Bad John”

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The Paqtnkek Community members along with the help of the CBU class had the honour of Celebrating Keptin John R. Prosper’s Retirement on March 14, Continue Reading →

Culture, Education

Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre: IRS Legacy Project completes first phase

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Developing the historic Residential School Legacy program The Indian Residential School (IRS) Legacy Project is a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Commemoration project that began Continue Reading →

Community

Remembrance Day Paqtnkek

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On November 11, 2013 members from the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation gathered at the St. Anne’s church in Summerside to honour our Native Veterans who have Continue Reading →

Community

Sisters in Spirit Walk

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The CBU (Cape Breton University) students were part of the Annual Sisters in Spirit Walk at the Paqtnkek Community. There were approximately 80 people that Continue Reading →

Sports, Youth

Paqtnkek Hits a Home Run!

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The Paqtnkek CBU communication class has had the honour of hosting several events in the community. One of which is the 3rd Annual Sports Banquet Continue Reading →

Sports, Youth

Nova Scotia Aboriginal Sports Awards Banquet

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Recognizing Leaders in Sport The 7th Annual Nova Scotia Aboriginal Sports Summit took place November 29, 30 and December 1, in Dartmouth. The Summit’s Awards Continue Reading →

Community

2014 Election season has started

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November was a busy month for four First Nations Communities as they went to the polls and elected their Chief and Council. The first community Continue Reading →

Community

Rose Julian Earns Diamond Jubilee Medal

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Rose Julian, Paqtnkek Director of Economic Development was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal this past December. Rose is one of 60,000 Canadians recognized Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Over 160 Training Positions in the future for Paqtnkek

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Skills and Partnership Fund Provides Training for 161 Community Members to Prepare for Commercial Development Project. The twinning of Highway 104 presents opportunities for Paqtnkek Continue Reading →

Community

Paqtnkek Swears in Newly Elected Chief and Council Members

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Don Julien, Executive Director of The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, conducted the swearing in ceremony for the newly elected Chief, Pj Prosper; this past Tuesday, Continue Reading →

Community

Paqtnkek Receives 2013 Lt Governor’s Community Spirit Award

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Lt. Governor JJ Grant presented Chief Gerard Julian with the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award in a ceremony at the Annual Pow Wow, Sunday, Continue Reading →

Education

Cape Breton University – CBU Acadia First Nation Waycobah Paqtnkek Eskasoni Glooscap Indian Brook Millbrook Potlotek Membertou