First Nations

   The Wolastoqiyik, often referred to today as the Maliseet were the First Nation which occupied the complete St. John River watershed. They called the river Wolastoq meaning "beautiful river", and they were Wolastoqiyik, the people of the beautiful river.
   See the following pages for items of interest of First Nation presence on and around the Kingston Peninsula.

                                                  Kingston Creek Portage

                                                       Catons Island (Akmenhenik)

                                               Sand Beach & Indian Beach
                                                 Nerepis Palisaded Village
                                                            John Gyles