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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"It is a difficult language, but along the way we use terms from the Maliseet language to teach about the four gifts of the earth -- tobacco, sage, sweetgrass, and cedar," said Cimon.
The canoe, which has been at the University of Ireland, Galway since 1852, was built by Maliseet craftsmen in the early 1820s.
"We're very proud of him," Sharon Beaulieu from the Madawaska Maliseet band says.
The Maliseet canoe is currently on display at the Museum of Civilization (CMC) in Ottawa where it is being restored.
The document raises a "buyer beware" flag for all land along the Saint John River and encompasses traditional hunting, fishing and gathering territory of the Wulustukyeg (Maliseet) people in New Brunswick, Quebec and Maine.
The Wabanaki are a confederation of five Algonkian-speaking Northeastern Native nations comprising the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet (Wolastoqiyik), Penobscot (Penawapskewi, or 'Eastern Abenaki'), Passamaquoddy (Pestomuhkati), and Western Abenaki.
In New Brunswick, the Maliseet First Nation is working with the American company X-Change Corporation to build a medical marijuana research and treatment facility of 400 hectares on First Nation land.
According to Michel Lagace, president of EEBSL, The authorization of the Nicolas-Riou project is the culmination of a process initiated in 2008 by the Regional Conference of Elected Representatives of Bas-St-Laurent, who were looking for new financial resources for our eight RCMs, along with the Viger Maliseet First Nation.
Anishinaabe law will be organized differently than laws found in Salish, Cree, Metis, Haida, Maliseet, or any other Indigenous legal tradition.