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or Abenaki
, Native North Americans of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The name Abnaki was given to them by the French; properly it should be Wabanaki,
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Consideration of treaty beneficiaries, even in such a cursory manner as at present, would be particularly incomplete without mention of the Passamaquoddy Indians. Recall that the 23 February 1760 treaty upon which the subsequent Mi'kmaq treaties were modelled was negotiated with Maliseet and Passamaquoddy representatives.
Otherworld is about mankind's relationship to God and the cosmos, drawing on words from 12th century mysticism, the Emperor Hadrian, Passamaquoddy Indians, and a creed-like ancient Egyptian poem.
Similarly, Ben & Jerry's, now headquartered in Waterbury, Vt., purchases blueberries from Passamaquoddy Indians in Maine in support of traditional elements in the local economy.