Mi'kmaq


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Mi'k·maq

or Mic·mac  (mĭk′măk′)
n. pl. Mi'kmaq or Mi'k·maqs or Micmac or Mic·macs
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Maine, and the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec.
2. The Algonquian language of the Micmac.
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We're asking that the commission just recommend a permanent moratorium on hydraulic fracturing," said Willi Nolan, spokesperson for the Mi'kmaq group.
Photographers Andrew Stern and Michael Premo form a rich, visual story of the ongoing struggle of the Mi'kmaq people set against the backdrop of the watery landscapes of New Brunswick.
Synopsis: Set in an imaginary Cape Breton Crossroads, west of Baddeck and east of the Waycobah Mi'kmaq Reserve.
Suzanne Patles of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society was in Edmonton Feb.
And what it knew was that "Cadie must have been the original name for the territory," taken from the Malecite and Mi'kmaq word cadic, meaning "the country.
He also ministered to the Acadians who had escaped deportation, Mi'kmaq natives who had converted to Catholicism, Irish immigrants, and a few English Catholics.
Nancy Jeddore of the Mi'kmaq tribe is credited with 17 works in the late 1800s that were collected in a book by a missionary, but the works have been largely forgotten.
The second part of the book is based on the author's fieldwork with the Mi'kmaq of Newfoundland.
The dualism of her identity seems to disappear, however, since she states that her teaching approach combines only Mi'kmaq and Anishnawbe teachings (204).
The Act has long discriminated against women and eroded cultural values and practices within the Mi'kmaq nation.
Mi anfonodd ata i restr o blanhigion meddyginiaethol a ddefnyddir gan y Mi'kmaq, sef llwyth o frodorion o ogledd ddwyrain Canada.
The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development; the Honourable Robert Ghiz, Premier of Prince Edward Island; Brian Francis, Chief of the Abegweit First Nation and Darlene Bernard, Chief of Lennox Island First Nation, have signed an agreement which establishes a consultation process with the Mi'kmaq of Prince Edward Island.