We seek to develop beneficial relationships, based on good faith
and mutual respect, with governmental and private interests for
the advancement of the interests of our member First Nations,
and to foster cooperation and resource sharing across the
Province of New Brunswick.


A L’nuey leadership body that protects our people by asserting and implementing our Inherent, Aboriginal and Treaty Rights throughout Mi’gma’gi. To live the Treaties through stewardship, leading to cultural, educational, economic and social well-being. To utilize our strength and resiliency as a people; planning for the future and remembering the past. To work, educate and build a meaningful, honourable and effective relationship with governments at all levels,including other L’nu’k nations, to achieve our goals.


Vision Statement

I’nu’egati or Innu’egati

Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn means “Mi’gmaq People’s Laws” or “how we govern ourselves”.

Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn is a non-profit organization whose members are the nine Mi’gmaq communities in New Brunswick: Amlamgog (Fort Folly) First Nation, Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation, Elsipogtog First Nation (Big Cove), Oinpegitjoig (Pabineau) First Nation, Esgenoôpetitj (Burnt Church) First Nation, Tjipõgtõtjg (Buctouche) First Nation, L’nui Menikuk (Indian Island) First Nation, Ugpi’ganjig (Eel River Bar) First Nation and Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation.

Our relationship with the lands, waters and resources is the foundation of our identity.”
— Chief George Ginnish