Makwahatine Cultural Village

The proposed project consists of the construction of a cultural village for the residents of Negotkuk (Tobique) First Nation. The total project footprint is 0.63 ha (6,300m2) and will include the following activities:

  • Partial site clearing
  • Excavation/grading
  • Construction/installation of project components, including the construction of a longhouse, two (2) star lodges, sweat lodge, services building (300 m2), outdoor classroom, a teepee, medicinal and vegetable gardens, sacred fire, talking circle, and a walking trail
  • Installation of water and electrical services (drilling of a potable water well and installation of a traditional tank and field septic system)
  • Landscaping;
  • Completion of stockade/enclosure fence


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Latest update

April 29, 2023 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Indigenous Services Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Indigenous Services Canada - Atlantic
Indigenous Services Canada
PO BOX 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3Z3
Telephone: 1-800-567-9604
Fax: 902-661-6237

  • Location

    • Tobique First Nation (New Brunswick)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Tobique First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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