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
Pomquet and Afton 23
Summerside 38
Welnek 38 43.4 hectares (107 acres) 18 km. east of Antigonish 0 August 28, 1990

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Coordinates: 45°36′06″N 61°44′18″W / 45.6016°N 61.7383°W / 45.6016; -61.7383