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Improving a Mi'kmaq community for the next seven generations

Seven years ago, Chief Sid Peters made a gamble – he resigned from his established career in exchange for uncertainty and five months with no salary and started campaigning. All for a shot at running for Chief of Glooscap First Nation. “It was quite a risk really,” recalls Chief Peters. “Our two kids were still at home, not to mention, I wasn’t completely sure I even wanted to be Chief.” Glooscap First Nation was formed in 1982 with a mere five families. The relatively new Mi’kmaq band was created to provide support to those living off-reserve. The reserve is one of 13 in Nova Scotia and sits on 400+ acres of land, just outside of Hantsport, NS. Chief Peters father, Joseph, was Chief of the

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