Category Archives: First Nations

Jerome Bear becomes Mayor of Dorchester

On Thursday June 7th Jerome Bear was sworn in as the Mayor of Dorchester, and as the first Native Mayor of Dorchester, and one of only a few in the history of New Brunswick, the ceremony was quietly emotional. The ceremony took place in St. Edwards’ Hall, a bright and spacious A frame building in …

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Genealogy Website traces N.B. First Nation history

Genealogy website traces N.B. First Nations history Published Saturday February 20th, 2010 Chief of Fort Folly First Nation says there are many roadblocks in tracing genealogy By Meg Edwards Times & Transcript staff A┬ánew website called ‘Genealogy First — Genealogy and the First People of New Brunswick’ offers First Nations people a chance at researching …

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