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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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Double curve designs were eventually adopted for use in beadwork, and became the specialty of certain Algonkian Maritime groups such as the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and Penobscot, as well as neighboring Iroquoian peoples.
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
The first part-the articles of peace and agreement--was signed by the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot delegates and intended to guide their future relations with British colonies.
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.
Many allies have either passed resolutions advocating a moratorium or become active in the anti-shale campaign: the New Brunswick chapter of the National Farmers Union; New Brunswick Nurses Union; New Brunswick College of Family Physicians; Association francophone des municipalites du Nouveau Brunswick; Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada; the medical doctors of both the George Dumont Hospital and the Moncton Hospital; The Federation of Rural New Brunswickers; New Brunswick Lung Association; Wolastoqiyik First Nations Chiefs and Band Councils of New Brunswick; the Maliseet Grand Council; the New Brunswick division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees; Fredericton District Labour Council; Unifor; and more.
Sacred Fire is a coalition of Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, Acadian and other Maritimers organizing against shale gas exploration.
Paula began by introducing herself in her Native Maliseet language.