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Mal·i·seet

 (măl′ə-sēt′) or Mal·e·cite (-sīt′)
n. pl. Maliseet or Mal·i·seets or Malecite or Mal·e·cites
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting the St. John River valley in New Brunswick and northeast Maine. The Maliseet helped form the Abenaki confederacy in the mid-1700s.
2. The Algonquian language of the Maliseet.

[From Mi'kmaq malisiit, one who speaks an incomprehensible language.]

Maliseet

(ˈmælɪˌsiːt)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a Native Canadian people of New Brunswick and E Quebec
2. (Languages) the Algonquian language of this people
[from Micmac malisiit one speaking an incomprehensible language]
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le projet de loi 10, Loi modifiant la Loi sur l'education, presente par le chef du Parti vert David Coon, prevoit que le ministre de l'Education et du Developpement de la petite enfance doit approuver des programmes et services qui repondent aux besoins uniques des enfants miTcmaq et malecites et permettent aux ecoliers de mieux comprendre l'histoire et la culture autochtones.
De plus, dans la foulee de l'Arret Tsilhqot'in, des groupes innus, malecites et micmacs ont egalement reclame a l'ete 2014 un moratoire sur l'exploitation petroliere et gaziere dans le Golfe du Saint-Laurent en pretextant que ces projets violaient leurs droits ancestraux.
En 1701, Aubery est envoye fonder une mission permanente a Medoctec chez les Malecites de la riviere Saint-Jean.
By dispossession I mean that this 1946 case was the precise historical moment when the long process of dispossessing the Malecites became complete.
In the course of a long life Peter Louis Paul (1902-1989) gained renown as a consultant on the language, ethnology and craft of Malecites, the St John valley tribe of Amerindians.
Here Malecites maintained a council fire and constructed a stockade, probably for protection against raiding Mohawks; and here, from 1717 to 1767, stood the first Christian chapel in what is now New Brunswick.
Certainly Medoctec would have seemed an advantageous spot both for the presence of the abandoned but still-standing chapel and because it contained many cleared acres, where Malecites had grown corn for generations.
The Natural Resources Award was presented to Conseil Malecite de Viger (Fishery), a fishery founded in 2000 by the Malecites of Viger.
Je suis donc seul avec l'officiant, sa femme et un aine pendant la priere a laquelle devaient participer plus de deux cents Innus de toutes les communautes du Quebec et du Labrador, ainsi qu'une cinquantaine de Malecites, d'Algonquins, de Micmacs et d'Attikameks.
Recherches amerindiennes au Quebec, <<Les Malecites a l'aube du XXIe siecle>>, vol.
Il y a, par exemple, des mariages intra-claniques chez les Abenaquis et les Malecites (Speck 1997 : 204).