Miawpukek First Nation
|Samiajij Miawpukek Indian Reserve|
Location in Newfoundland.
|Province||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Recognition under the Indian Act||1987|
|• Chief||Mi'sel Joel|
|• Federal MP||Scott Simms (L)|
|• Provincial MHA||Tracey Perry (PC)|
|Time zone||Newfoundland Time Zone (UTC-3:30)|
Miawpukek First Nation is a Mi'kmaq First Nations band government in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, with a registered population of 862 living on-reserve as of March 2013, with another 2,066 living off-reserve. They control the reserve of Samiajij Miawpukek in Bay d'Espoir on the island of Newfoundland. It was formerly known as "Conne River" until the 1980s.
A favourite attraction for visitors from near and far is its Annual powwow, started in 1995 and held every year.
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