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15 June 2016


The Board of Directors and Staff of the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI congratulate Mi'kmaw Elder John Joe Sark on receiving the Order of PEI 

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The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI congratulates participants in the Lennox Island First Nation Election; Chief Matilda Ramjattan Re-elected

Charlottetown PEI,  --- June 11, 2016

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI is congratulating the participants in the Lennox Island First Nation election, held June 11, 2016.  In particular, the Confederacy welcomes the re-election of Chief Matilda Ramjattan to her 2nd term in government, as well as newly elected on Reserve Councillors Janet Banks and Gerry Thomas, and off Reserve Councillor Mary Moore-Phillips, who was re-elected...TO CONTINUE


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                 Welcome to the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI


Working together to enhance the lives of

Mi’kmaq on Prince Edward Island, now and in the future.


 The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) is a common forum for the two PEI First Nations to address outstanding issues related to Aboriginal and treaty rights. It is a tribal council and provincial territorial organization (PTO) governed by a Board of Directors with membership from the band councils of Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations. 
MCPEI promotes knowledge and understanding of Mi’kmaq rights by conducting research, developing and implementing initiatives, and building relationships necessary to resolve issues in a cooperative manner.  It provides a common forum for the two First Nations of PEI (Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations), and is the unified voice for the advancement of Treaty and Aboriginal rights.   


MCPEI is guided by the following core values: 

Respect: we honour and value the diverse viewpoints and beliefs of all individuals, and promote collaborative relationships that are based on trust, understanding and acceptance.  

Tradition: we strengthen, promote, preserve and protect Mi’kmaw culture, beliefs and heritage for current and future generations.

Excellence: we are committed to developing, delivering and maintaining services of the highest quality.

Integrity: we are dedicated to ethical and professional conduct in all aspects of our activities, practices and interactions.

Sensitivity: we are compassionate, mindful and understanding of others’ feelings and circumstances; and will conduct ourselves in a way that is encouraging and supportive.


MCPEI Vision Statement

PEI Mi’kmaq are self-determined and self-sufficient; and the Mi’kmaw community is understood, prosperous, safe and culturally vibrant.








16 May 2016

Interested in learning how to become a foster parent?

If you are, we would like to see you at our information session this week at the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI Summerside (200 Read Drive) office on Tuesday, May 17. The time is 6:00 pm. Please contact Marilyn LeFrank if you have any questions: 902-315-1485




10 May 2016

               The PEI Mi'kmaq Theatre Company is Holding Auditions....

                          Could you be who they are looking for?


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29 April 2016

The PEI Child Protection Act Review Committee would like to invite you to attend one of the following events:

• Scotchfort (Mawiomi Building): May 19
• Lennox Island (John J. Sark School): May 24
• Native Council of PEI: June 6

The purpose of the review is to report on the operation and administration of the Act and to determine if the principles and purposes of the Act are being achieved.

The schedule for all dates and locations:
• 3pm-4:15 pm - Community Service Providers
• 4:30pm- 5:45pm - Children and Youth
• 6:00pm-7:30 pm - Parents, grandparents, Elders and community members




29 April 2016



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