Conne River is composed of Samiajij Miawpukek reserve, 548 hectares in size, located 224 km. south of Gander, Newfoundland, and established in June of 1986.
As of June 2019 the total population was 3061:
According to the Community Well Being Index,* Conne River scored 76 out of a possible 100 based on figures derived from the 2001 Census:
From June 4, 2018 – June 4, 2020 the chief of the reserve is Mi’sel Joe. The band councillors are: Denis Benoit, Vice Chief Brenda Jeddore Fernando Jeddore Howard Jeddore Corey John Shayne Mcdonald
Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi Council of Conne River Mi’kmaq Band P.O. Box 10, Bay D’Espoir Conne River, Newfoundland A0H 1J0 Telephone 709-882-2146 Fax 709-882-2292 Visit the Miawpukwek web site.
The Qalipu is a landless Mi’kmaw band officially formed September 26, 2011. See the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band Order.
As of June 2019 the total population was 22,488:
From October 24, 2018 – Octoer 23, 2021, chief of the band is Brendan Mitchell; with Central Vice-Chief Randy Drover and Western Vice-Chief Keith Cormier [following an official tally]. Councillors: Andrew Barker Jasen Benwah Brian Dicks Calvin Francis Odelle Pike Frank Sheard Bern White Ivan White Ivan J. White
Contact: Qalipu Band 1 Church Street, 2nd Floor Corner Brook, Newfoundland A2H 2Z4 Telephone 709-634-0996 Fax 709-639-3997 Visit the Qalipu web site.