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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Examples in the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Maine State Museum and other institutions are attributed to the Maliseet although pieces with similar motifs have also been noted on known Mi'kmaq material.
246 Judge Embree discussed the context and language of the negotiations (French with the Maliseet and Passamaquoddy and English with the Mi'kmaq) and that the difference in wording was noticeable.
1] The Wabanaki Confederacy comprises the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, and the Abenaki.
17) The Maliseet Nation are neighbours of the Mi'kmaq nation.
If more were known about the earlier Maliseet matriarchal
7) This is in accordance with the two resolutions passed by the National Assembly of Quebec, one on 20 March 1985 (see Quebec, National Assembly, Motion for the recognition of aboriginal rights in Quebec, Journal Debats, 32nd Leg, 5th Sess, vol 28, No 39 (20 March 1985) at 2570, the other on 30 May 1989 (see Quebec, National Assembly, Resolution of the Quebec National Assembly on the recognition of the Maliseet nation, Journal Debats, 32nd Leg, 2nd Sess, vol 30, No 117 (30 May 1989) at 6079.
Assessing for violence and sexual assault are the best intervention tools," said Jane Root, director of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Program, at the D.
Mary's Reserve, home of the Maliseet Nation in New Brunswick, Canada, Maggie Paul's grandson Possesom "knows the songs.
The runaway slaves, the Mi'kmaq and Maliseet found each other, hence the black Indians of Nova Scotia.
I'm proud that our area has played an important role in the cultural exchange of so many distinct peoples as the native tribes of Micmac and Maliseet, Acadian folks, the New England Colonists and our American Loyalists, as well as the Scottish and Irish immigrants of the nineteenth century and, of course, the people from Europe, Asia and the Middle East in more recent times.
Much of the region his party surveyed was the homeland of the Wabanaki peoples, particularly the Penobscot and Maliseet along the Penobscot and Saint John Rivers.
The next assault on the Indian Act's discrimination against Native women came from the Tobique Reserve in New Brunswick, by a woman named Sandra Lovelace, a Maliseet Indian.