Indian Island

L’nui Menikuk

L’nui Menikuk (also known as Indian Island) First Nation, is located approximately 8 kilometres Northeast of Rexton, along the Richibucto River.

The community has a registered population of 206 people and is comprised of approximately 38 hectares of land.

Fishing, forestry and aquaculture are important industries for the community.

Plants/medicines that can be found include eel, striped bass, lobster, sweetgrass, 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.