Malecite

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a member of the Algonquian people of northeastern Maine and New Brunswick

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the Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody

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Last summer, tourists from Hong Kong, Italy, and all over Canada found their way to the Maliseet Nation, and were given a spiritual lesson.
I hope this will bring us a step closer to get a part of our history back," said Kim Brooks, a member of the Maliseet community.
"This is the oldest, and one of the largest, Maliseet cargo canoes I have ever seen," said Stephen Augustine, the CMC's curator of Maritimes ethnology.
Asked about Wulustuk's relationship with the elected band councils, Ennis said it was "about the same as other traditional forms of government." He said when they started to hold meetings, they invited elected Maliseet and Mi'kmaq chiefs, who he says "were sort of open to it." But actual participation by elected band leaders has been minimal and inconsistent, Ennis said, as the chiefs allegedly view their own elected form of government as traditional.
From early times, French Catholic missions had been established in the four largest Native villages in the region--Norridgewock, an Abenaki village located on the Kennebec River in Maine; Penobscot, situated further north on the Penobscot River, Maine; Meductic, an important Maliseet settlement near the confluence of the Eel River and Saint John River, New Brunswick; and Saint Anne's Mission at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia.
Energie Eolienne Bas-Saint-Laurent was created in June 2014 in relations with Hydro-Quebec's 2013 call for tenders (A/O 2013-01) by the eight Regional County Municipalities (RCM) of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region and the Viger Maliseet First Nation.
Passamaquoddy and Houlton Band of Maliseet could issue, (141) a measure
Mitchell says that a student is also eligible if a parent or grandparent has been enrolled in one of the four Maine tribes: the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet.
The route of those early French couriers was one that had been long established by the Mi'kmaq and the Maliseet. It went along the upper reaches of the St.
Their mission was to establish colonies for France in the territories of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Abenaki and Passamaquoddy (8) Denys' writings depict the time of early, but sustained, European incursions and settlement into long occupied Indigenous territories.
One tribe, the Houlton Band of the Maliseet, is researching commercial production to create jobs and increase incomes.
It contains eight chapters, with case studies in the first section on the social impacts of economic development in Miawpukek Mi'kmawey Mawio'mi, or Conne River, Newfoundland; Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia; and Tobique Maliseet First Nation in New Brunswick.
Nor does the collection address the effects of European colonization on the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy people of the region, including the demographic and cultural catastrophes wrought by Eurasian epidemic diseases, wars, ongoing conflict, and the Indian Act.
After several hours of debate, the House voted to overturn the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee's recommendation that the proposals be killed, giving new life to the bills that would allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to build a casino in Washington County and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians to operate one in Aroostook County.