UGPI’GANJIG First Nation is located on the North shore of the Bay of Chaleur in Northern New Brunswick, Canada and is home to 733 proud Mi’gmaq community members (350 on-reserve residents and 733 total registered community members).
Community & Culture
The Mi’gmaq People of Ugpi’ganjig are proud of their culture and community, holding their annual Pow Wow, celebrating National Aboriginal Day and organizing weekly community events that progress the community’s development and strengthen their social fabric that maintains such a close knit Mi’gmaq family. As a result, the people of Ugpi’ganjig First Nation are able to respond to the rapidly changing environment, society and way of life with ease and confidence.
The Mi’gmaq People of Ugpi’ganjig make a living from traditional resourced-based jobs such as fishing and forestry, and non-traditional employment within the sectors of First Nation local government, housing construction, trades, small business and band-based business operations. There are also community members who live outside the community and work within the mainstream economy in a variety of employment sectors.