Acadia First Nation

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Acadia First Nation is composed of five Mi'kmaq Indian Reserves located in southwestern Nova Scotia. As of 2012, the Mi'kmaq population is 191 on-Reserve, and approximately 1,179 off-Reserve.[1]

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Acadia First Nation is composed of five parts as shown:

Community Area Location Population Date established
Gold River 21 270.2 hectares (668 acres) 60.8 km. west of Halifax 77 May 8, 1820
Medway River 11 4.7 hectares (12 acres) 108.8 km. southwest of Halifax 0 May 8, 1865
Ponhook Lake 10 101.8 hectares (252 acres) 115.2 km. southwest of Halifax 10 June 8, 1843
Wildcat 12 465.4 hectares (1,150 acres) 111 km. southwest of Halifax 33 June 8, 1820
Yarmouth 33 27.7 hectares (68 acres) 3.2 km. east of Yarmouth 157 June 8, 1887

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