N’mtginen means “our territory” and it is also the title of the document containing the Gewpe’gewa’gi Statement of Claim to our territory, the Seventh District of the Mi’gmaq Nation. N’mtginen was produced as one document containing sections in Mi’gmaq, English and French. To read the text, click the link and find your language of choice.
On September 24th, 2011 the Chiefs of the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi passed a resolution calling for the moratorium to be instituted on the entire Maqtugwew (Gulf of Saint Lawrence). Since then, a protest has taken place in Gesgapegiag on October 22nd with approximately 200 supporters from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence Coalition & surrounding communities.