AFN National Chief in Listuguj

Listuguj received a special guest during the Powwow weekend.  Perry Bellegarde, the Assembly of First Nations National Chief, came to the community for the first time and delivered a vibrant speech at the Powwow. “I got a really nice invitation…

Many aspects to wellness

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The 23rd annual Wellness Fair kicked off in the usual way, with a march from Subway to the Powwow grounds at 8 AM.  As always, the Wellness Fair was a family event, equipped with an inflatable playground, and breaks for games, like a fair-wide…

Nta’tugwaqanminen — Our Story

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More than 60 people gathered under the new LMG tent at Moffat landing for the presentation of the book Nta’tugwaqanminen - Our Story. The book produced by the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat is the fruit of many years of research, reflections…
Aboriginal Day in Listuguj

Aboriginal Day

In Listuguj, Aboriginal Day was also celebrated by the Veterans with a Flag Raising event with participation of Chief and Council. This was the 20th year that First Nations in Canada celebrates the National Aboriginal Day. Communities across…

A Positive Campaign

Darcy Gray has been elected Chief of Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation following the results of the June 4th election. Six new Councillors have been elected. 56 people ran for the one of the 12 seats. Voting was held at the Alaqsite’w Gitpu…

Striped bass Monitoring Program

GMRC will be implementing a striped bass monitoring programat the start of the salmon fishing season and will run throughout the fall. The goals of the program are to provide an indication of their presence in our river and also to give us…

Little gestures to protect Mother Earth

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There is a new Ranger in town and his name is Ayden Barnaby.  An Earth Ranger that is. A curious eight year old, Ayden visited the Earth Ranger website, where school age kids find tips and missions on how to protect animals and Mother Earth.…

Grass fire contained, despite strong winds

Fields are drier in the spring than you may think. The fire on April 30th was proof. A fire began in in the fields located in and around Dundee Road. “By the time the Fire Department got there – even with the quick response – there was…

Chaleur Terminals in court May 17th

Chaleur Terminals Inc. and the New Brunswick government will be back in court Monday, May 17th. The previous two dates, March 14th and 15th, were taken up entirely by the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat (MMS) lawyers, with all the testimonies…

Free to buy beer in Listuguj

A recent ruling on cross-border trade allows New Brunswickers to buy beer in Listuguj or Cross-Point without fear of being charged.  The ruling lifts the restrictions imposed by the N.B government that charged Gérard Comeau for importing…