Paq'tnkek First Nation

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Paq'tnkek First Nation is composed of two Mi'kmaq Indian Reserves located in northeastern Nova Scotia. As of 2012, the Mi'kmaq population is 376 on-Reserve, and approximately 138 off-Reserve.[1]

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Paq'tnkek First Nation is composed of three parts as shown:

Community Area Location Population Date established
Franklin Manor 22 (48% share) 212.5 hectares (525 acres) 32 km. southeast of Amherst 0 March 3, 1865
Paqtnkek-Niktuek 23 218.1 hectares (539 acres) 24 km. east of Antigonish 373 March 3, 1820
Welnek 38 43.4 hectares (107 acres) 18 km. east of Antigonish 0 August 28, 1990

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