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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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Each was saying "yes" in their own language: Ojibwe, Cree, Gwich'in, Mi'kmag, Mohawk and Inuktitut, among others.
It was opened by Robert Seven-Crows, of the Mi'kmag nation, Quebec, who performed a traditional blessing ceremony.
As Martin points out so very gently and respectfully in his essay, the treaties reached between the British newcomers and the ancient, well-established and well-organized Mi'kmag societies in the early 1700s were peace and friendship treaties, not surrender treaties.