Located on the south coast of Newfoundland. Miawpukek has gone from a poor, isolated community with almost 90% unemployment to a strong vibrant community with nearly 100% full time/part-time employment and is one of the fastest growing communities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Miawpukek First Nation participated in the Circle of Governance Excellence, a program of our predecessor, the National Centre for First Nations Governance. This program gave recognition to Miawpukek First Nation’s excellence in effective, independent governance and resulted in the development of these resources for First Nations communities across Canada:
>VIDEO: Miawpukek’s Story of Growth