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Website Updates & Upgrades

Just as it is now construction season on our roads here in Ktaqmkuk / Newfoundland, so it is with our website. At present, we are in the midst of building a community calendar, which will not only allow you to keep track of our monthly meetings, but also local events in and around the Bay St. George region. Additionally, we are building a mailing list so that future posts to our site can show up automatically in your inbox. Stay tuned for further details!

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Saqmaw meets Saqmaw

At the recent Qalipu AGA in St. George’s, attendees met our Regional Chief and representative in the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Saqmaw (Chief) Morley Googoo.  Originally from Whycocomagh, Unama’ki (Cape Breton), Chief Morley learned during his time here that Googoo ancestors of his had previously lived in Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland) and he was happy to …

Events for the week of July 09-15

It’s a big week ahead, starting with a parade in Stephenville on Thursday, July 12 at 6PM. Organized by the Stephenville Historical Society, this is a first: created to help celebrate not only the Friendly Invasion and the Stephenville Theatre Festival, but also the local Indigenous population as we celebrate our annual powwow! Then on …

June Meeting Summary

Chief Hayward Young welcomed a small but interested crowd to the June meeting for IHFN.  After Vice-Chief Tianna Butler and Secretary Jarrett Brumsey reviewed the minutes from previous meetings, Chief Hayward discussed a variety of topics including the court cases that may affect Qalipu First Nation applicants and members, the present status of the band’s …