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Pjila'sioq to our our Benoit Lnu'k/Mi'kmaw Community.

About Us

We are the Mi'kmaw of Ktaqamkuk.

Ninen/About Us

Spirt Wind Drumming

Our Community drummer drum to the heartbeat of Mother Earth.

Spirit Wind Drumming

Band Council and Elders

We are governed by our Band Council and the Council of Elders

Council

Band Territory

Our Kitpu Clan flag of the region.

Maps

Mi'kmawei Mawiom/Mi'kmaw Centre

Our Mi'kmaw Centre is the hub of the regional Mi'kmaw Community.

Mi'kmawei Mawiom/Mi'kmaw Centre

Celebration Site

Here is our old Celebration site of our Mi'kmaw Community

Mi'kmaq Celebration

People of the Dawn


Lnu'k/Mi'kmaq have always had a prominent presence in St. George's Bay (Baie St-George) and on Payun Aqq Payunji'j (the Port au Port Peninsula). Many of our Lnu'k/Mi'kmaq ancestors came from around Pitu'pa'q (Bras d'Or lakes) in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. We also have Beothuk connections.

Proud Connections

In 1972 the Cape St. George Indian Band was formed and under the umbrella of theNative Council of Newfoundland and Lanbrador, Elder Edna May Benoit was the seceretary of the band at that time. Josephine Benoit Simon, Sylester Joe Benoit and Lavern Felix were Councillors. Adolph Benoit from Marches Point was the Chief/Saqamaw.

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Culture and Traditions

We are providing services and programs that will revitalize and maintain our heritage, language and culture.

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Proud History

Our Mi'kmaw Community lived of our sacred lands since long before the arrival of the Europeans. We are one with the forest, one with the ocean and one with the animals. We are proud Eagle (Kitpu) clan...

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Email the Band Office.