Pjila'sioq, our Benoit Lnu'k/Mi'kmaw Community traces its history to the Chegau/Chego/Shegone family, to Francois Benoit and Anne L'Official, and to a number of other Lnu'k/Mi'kmaw families who are the ancestors to the Benoit family of Lnu'k/Mi'kmaw in Taqamkuk. We are proud Eagle (Kitpu) clan. All my Relations - Msit Nokoma.

  • Ancestral Lands

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  • 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.
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  • Proud Connections

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  • In 1972 the Cape St. George Indian Band was formed and under the umbrella of theNative Council of Newfoundland and Lanbrador, Elder Edna Benoit was the seceretary of the band at that time. Josehine Simon was a Councillor. Adolph Benoit from Marches Point was the Chief/Saqamaw.
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  • Culture and Tradition

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  • Penwa Mawi-Amskwesewey L'nue'kati was re-established in 2005..

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

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