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see MaleciteMalecite
or Maliseet
, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). In the early 17th cent. they occupied the valley of the St. John River in New Brunswick, Canada.
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Students associated French and Maliseet languages with the Acadian and Native populations of the province and asserted that it is important to be able to communicate in one's own language.