First Nations in New Brunswick

The First Nations of New Brunswick, Canada number more than 10,000, mostly Mi'kmaq and Maliseet.[1] Although the Passamaquoddy maintain a land claim at St. Andrews, New Brunswick and historically occurred in New Brunswick, they have no reserves in the province, and have no official status in Canada.

List of First Nations

New Brunswick is home to 15 First Nations.[2]

First Nation Group Population (on reserve) Population (off reserve)
Buctouche Band Mi'kmaq 85 27
Burnt Church Band Mi'kmaq 1,238 468
Eel Ground First Nation Mi'kmaq 542 420
Eel River Bar Band Mi'kmaq 331 335
Elsipogtog First Nation Mi'kmaq 2,383 709
Fort Folly Band Mi'kmaq 34 88
Indian Island Band Mi'kmaq 101 72
Kingsclear First Nation Maliseet 666 283
Madawaska Maliseet First Nation Maliseet 144 168
Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation Mi'kmaq 410 190
Oromocto Band Maliseet 295 328
Pabineau Band Mi'kmaq 100 168
Saint Mary's Band Maliseet 806 864
Tobique Band Maliseet 1,446 684
Woodstock Band Maliseet 284 641

List of First Nations reserves

New Brunswick is home to 28 Indian reserves,[3] of which 18 are recognized as census subdivisions by Statistics Canada.[4]


  1. 500 nations. "New Brunswick First Nations". Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  2. Atlantic Region Aboriginal Communities Map - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Last accessed 27 July 2012

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