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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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He got awful sick and was sick for ever so long in a indian camp and only an old micmac squaw to wait on him.
There are nine different traditional stories: from the Tshimshians of the Northwest, the Salish from the Coast Plateau, the Maidu from California, the Cherokees from the Southeast, the Blackfeet from the Northern Plains, the Cheyenne from the Southern Plains, the Hope from the Southwest, the Anishinabes from the Western Great Lakes, and the Micmacs from the Eastern Woodlands.
Another measure that advanced to the Senate on Thursday would let the Penobscot Nation and Aroostook Band of Micmacs run high-stakes electronic beano games.
De maniere a circonscrire les caracteristiques de la problematisation proposee dans les manuels scolaires, l'article presente une analyse des mises en situation suggerees dans les cinq collections de manuels scolaires approuves (2) pour le 3e cycle du primaire (3) pour l'etude de la diversite des organisations socio-spatiales des Inuits et des Micmacs vers 1980.
Micmacs Film4, 9pm PREMIERE Dany Boom stars in this quirky comedy about an eccentric drifter with a bullet lodged in his head.
MICMACS Film4 9pm PREMIERE Video store clerk Dany Boon plots revenge on global arms dealers with a bunch of junkyard misfits.
It produced Leo Verrier's critically acclaimed "Dripped" and has created vfx sequences for Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Micmacs, plus the title sequences of "Splice" and "Silent Hill 2" as well as vidgame trailers and content for Ubisoft's "Settlers 7" and "Driver San Francisco." Both outfits have also stepped into production.
Saturday Micmacs C4 1.15am PREMIERE Whimsical French comedy from Amelie director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Dany Boon as a man who is shot in the head and plans revenge on the company that made the bullet, with the help of a bunch of junkyard misfits.
And Omar Sy (Micmacs) gives one of the great breakthrough performances.