Mi’kmaw Bands in Prince Edward Island

Abegweit | Lennox Island

Abegweit – Epekwitk – Prince Edward Island

Abegweit is composed of Morell, Rocky Point, and Scotchfort.

  • Morell #2 is 83 hectares in size, located 38.4 km. northeast of Charlottetown, and was established in 1846.
  • Rocky Point #3 is 3 hectares, located south of Charlottetown harbour, and was established October 3, 1913.
  • Scotchfort #4 is 54.6 hectares, located 24 km. northeast of Charlottetown and was established prior to 1867.

As of February 2020 the total population was 388:

  • Registered Males on Own Reserve – 110
  • Registered Females on Own Reserve – 108
  • Registered Males on Other Reserves – 9
  • Registered Females on Other Reserves – 5
  • Registered Males Living Off-Reserve – 69
  • Registered Females Living Off-Reserve – 87

From June 15, 2019 to June 14, 2023 the chief of the community is Roderick Walter Gould Jr.. The
band councillors are:
Sheri Bernard
Chris Jadis
Jacob Jadis

Council of Abegweit Band
Box 36
Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island C0A 1T0
Telephone 902-676-2353 Fax 902-676-3206
Visit the Abegweit web site.

Lennox Island – L’nui Mnikuk – Prince Edward Island

Lennox Island is 534.2 hectares in size, located 24 km. north of Summerside, Prince Edward Island. It was established
in May 2, 1870.

As of February 2020 the population was 1004:

  • Registered Males on Own Reserve – 204
  • Registered Females on Own Reserve – 193
  • Registered Males on Other Reserves – 0
  • Registered Females on Other Reserves – 8
  • Registered Males On No Band Crown Land – 1
  • Registered Males Living Off-Reserve – 266
  • Registered Females Living Off-Reserve – 332

From June 9, 2019 to June 8, 2022,  the chief of the community is Darlene Bernard. The band councillors are:
Richard Guimond
Wendall LaBobe
Madeline Sark

Council of Lennox Island Band
Lennox Island, Prince Edward Island C0B 1P0
Telephone 902- 831- 2779 Fax 902- 831-3153
Visit the Lennox Island web site.

The information regarding band representatives and Mi’kmaw communities in the Maritimes from the Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada website.

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