Noel Joseph Jeddore (December 18, 1865 - May 14, 1944) was Saqamaw at Miawpukek (Conne River) from July 26, 1919 until he was forced into exile to Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, in 1924. He was born at Indian Point, Baie d'Espoir and he died at Eskasoni.
He was known as Saqamaw Geodol to the Mi'kmaq of Miawpukek. "The second chief is Geodol - called in English, Noel Jeddore - who represented Olibia in his absence. Geodol is the owner of one of the two cows on the Reservation, and his brother possesses the second".
During his leadership the position of Saqamaw within the Mi'kmaw community had become mostly that of a prayer leader, instead of the traditional political and settler of disputes, within the community. In 1923, according to an unpublished document written by his grandson John Nicholas Jeddore, some local residents caused serious misunderstanding between Saqamaw Geodol and the priest of the day, Father Stanislaus St. Croix. Saqamaw Geodol was forced into exile the following year. He never returned to Miawpukek.
- Colonial Reports, Misc., No. 54, Newfoundland, Report by the Governor on a visit to the Micmac Indians at ay d'Espoir, Newfoundland: presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Majesty, September 1908. Provincial Archives of Newfoundland.
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