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Acadia First Nation's unique geographical composition spreads through the Southwestern regions of Nova Scotia spanning five counties from Yarmouth to Halifax. A Mi'kmaw Nation with ties to traditional territory. Acadia First Nation encompasses five (5) reserves - Yarmouth, Ponhook, Medway, Wildcat and Gold River. Additionally, Acadia First Nation has separate land holdings in Gardner's Mill and Hammonds Plains. These lands boast the intrinsic beauty that Nova Scotia has to offer with lakes, rivers, resources and cultural significance.

The Mi'kmaw people, traditions, culture and spirituality are celebrated and remain for those to discover generations to come. Acadia First Nation welcomes you to explore the uniqueness of each community that is part of Mi'Kma'ki - our home.

BACKGROUND      COMMUNITIES      Gold River Medway Ponhook Wildcat Yarmouth Hammonds Plains Gardner's Mill Shelburne MANDATE      VISION      GUIDING PRINCIPLES      COMMUNITY OVERVIEW      GOVERNANCE