Maliseet

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Maliseet:

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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He and an indefinite number of other members of various Maliseet and Mi'kmaq communities formed a break-away group in 1996 that they call the Wulustuk Grand Council and which Ennis says is a return to the consensus-style government Indians had before European contact.
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.