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Variant of Maliseet.
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Noun1.Malecite - a member of the Algonquian people of northeastern Maine and New BrunswickMalecite - a member of the Algonquian people of northeastern Maine and New Brunswick
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
2.Malecite - the Algonquian language of the Malecite and PassamaquodyMalecite - the Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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"Report on Tribal Boundaries and Hunting Areas of the Malecite Indians of New Brunswick." American Anthropologist 48 (3): 355-374.
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." And Cadie ought still to be in use because Cadiens still speak it "the language of Touraine and du Berry, the language our forebears spoke when they first stepped off the boats at Port-Royal." He found the presence of such aboriginal place names as Passamaquoddy, Subenacadie, and Tracadie "proof that the name Cadie or Cadic was very frequent" before the arrival of the French.
(7) Cela en vertu de deux resolutions adoptees par l'Assemblee nationale du Quebec, l'une en date du 20 mars 1985 (voir Resolution de l'Assemblee nationale du Quebec du 20 mars 1985 sur la reconnaissance des droits des Autochtones : Quebec, Assemblee nationale, Journal des debats, 32e leg, 5e sess, vol 28, no 39 (20 mars 1985) a la p 2570), l'autre en date du 30 mai 1989 (voir Resolution du 30 mai 1989 sur la reconnaissance de la nation malecite : Quebec, Assemblee nationale, Journal Debats, 32e leg, 2e sess, vol 30, no 117 (30 mai 1989) a la p 6079).
Edward Adney built his first canoe in the 1880s under the direction of a Malecite Indian in Canada.
be'n[??]m, woman (Micmac and Malecite epit, Penobscotp [??] he'n[??]m).
Working with the aboriginal communities, they selected a site along a path in the Botanical Gardens that marks the boundary between two forests--one a conifer forest that was the ancestral home of groups including the Naskapi, Cree, Innu and Algonquin and a second, made up of deciduous trees, where the Micmac, Malecite, Abenaki and others had traditionally lived.
Henry Cecil, who received a dozen horses belonging to Daniel Wildenstein following the owner's monumental row with Peter Walwyn after Buckskin's defeat in the Gold Cup at Ascot two months ago, sends out his first winner for his new patron as Malecite, ridden by Joe Mercer, lands the odds in the mile-and-a-half conditions heat at Windsor.
includes, in Quebec, the Montagnais-Naskapi, Micmac, Malecite and