Pictou Landing First Nation

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Pictou Landing First Nation is located in Nova Scotia
Pictou Landing First Nation
Pictou Landing First Nation in Nova Scotia
Pictou Landing Health Centre (Fisher's Grant 24)

Pictou Landing First Nations is a Mi'kmaq First Nation in Nova Scotia, Canada. Their territory spans five reserves that have a combined area of 527.6 hectares. The current Chief is Andrea Paul. As of 2012, the Mi'kmaq population is 459 on-Reserve, and approximately 144 off-Reserve.[1]

Council[edit]

The current council consists of Anthony (Quise)Nicholas, Crystal Denny, Louie Francis, Wayne Denny, and Dominic Denny. This council was elected on November 24, 2011 and will remain in office for two years.

Composition[edit]

Pictou Landing First Nation is composed of five parts as shown:

Community Area Location Population Date established
Boat Harbour West 37 98.2 hectares (243 acres) 8 km. north of New Glasgow 0 May 18, 1961
Fisher's Grant 24 142.7 hectares (353 acres) 10 km. north of New Glasgow 467 March 3, 1866
Fisher's Grant 24G 60 hectares (150 acres) 3.2 km. southeast of Pictou Landing 0 March 3, 1927
Franklin Manor 22 (part) 212.5 hectares (525 acres) 32 km. southeast of Amherst 0 March 3, 1865
Merigomish Harbour 31 14.2 hectares (35 acres) 12.8 km. east of New Glasgow 0 March 3, 1865

References[edit]

Pictou Landing First Nation Nova Scotia Mi'kmaw Language

Coordinates: 45°40′30″N 62°39′00″W / 45.67500°N 62.65000°W / 45.67500; -62.65000