Eel Ground


Natoaganeg First Nation (Eel Ground) is located along the Miramichi River, near the City of Miramichi.

The population is 1,068 people, and the community is comprised of three tracts of land totaling 2,823 hectares.

Plants/medicines that can be found include eel, striped bass, blueberries, black ash, birch, spruce, maple tree, cedar, muskrat root, fiddleheads, cattails.  Beaver, black bear, eagle, mallard duck, moose, porcupine and wood turtle can be found here. Caribou were present until the 1930s but are extirpated.