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Native American Tribes of New Brunswick

This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to New Brunswick Indian tribes. Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from New Brunswick that is not currently listed on this page and you would like to see it here, please contact us about how to contribute information to our site.



The original inhabitants of the area that is now New Brunswick included:

The Maliseet
The Mi'kmaq
The Passamaquoddy

Federally recognized First Nations in New Brunswick today include:

Big Cove First Nation (Micmac)
R. R. # 1, 373 Big Cove Road
Big Cove, New Brunswick E4W 2S3
http://www.bigcoveband.com/

Bouctouche First Nation (Micmac)
9 Reserve Road
Buctouche Reserve, New Brunswick E4S 4G2
http://www.ville.bouctouche.nb.ca/english/culture/micmac.cfm

Fort Folly First Nation (Micmac)
PO Box 971
Dorchester, New Brunswick E4K 3V5
http://www.fortfolly.nb.ca/

Red Bank First Nation (Micmac)
PO Box 293
Red Bank, New Brunswick E9E 2P2
http://www.metepenagiag.com/rbaccueil_en.htm

Woodstock First Nation (Maliseet)
3 Wulastook Crt
Woodstock, New Brunswick E7M 4K6
http://www.woodstockfirstnation.com/home.htm

Recommended books about New Brunswick Native Americans:

*Glous'gap Stories of the Micmac Indians: Collection of traditional Glooscap stories retold by a Mi'kmaq author and illustrator.
*The Mi'kmaq Anthology: Collection of cultural writings by the Mi'kmaq people of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
*We Were Not the Savages: A Mi'kmaq Perspective: Colonial history from the Micmac oral tradition.

Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in New Brunswick province:

Union of New Brunswick Indians: Representing the Acadia, Chapel Island, Eskasoni, Membertou, Shubenacadie, Wagmatcook, and Waycobah bands.
Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq: Representing the Afton, Annapolis Valley, Bear River, Glooscap, Millbrook and Pictou Landing bands.
Native Council of New Brunswick: Providing services to New Brunswick Indian families living off-reserve.



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