Passamaquoddy


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Pas·sa·ma·quod·dy

 (păs′ə-mə-kwŏd′ē)
n. pl. Passamaquoddy or Pas·sa·ma·quod·dies
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of coastal Maine and New Brunswick along the Bay of Fundy, with present-day populations in eastern Maine. The Passamaquoddy helped form the Abenaki confederacy in the mid-1700s.
2. The Algonquian language of the Passamaquoddy, dialectally related to Malecite.

[Of Micmac origin.]
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Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Reservation has been awarded a grant in the amount of $2,000,000 to upgrade the sewer main along Passamaquoddy and Ball Field Roads and replace a lift station to address sewage backups into basements along Passamaquoddy Road.
The Moose-a-Maquoddy engages wordplay between the local Passamaquoddy Bay and Eastport's original Moose Island name.
The Wabanaki are a confederation of five Algonkian-speaking Northeastern Native nations comprising the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet (Wolastoqiyik), Penobscot (Penawapskewi, or 'Eastern Abenaki'), Passamaquoddy (Pestomuhkati), and Western Abenaki.
Intra-annual and long-term patterns in the reproductive cycle of giant scallops Placopecten magellanicus (Bivalvia: Pectinidae) from Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick, Canada.
SARAH MARSHALL is swept away AN ENORMOUS wave crashing against imaginary shores, a whale's breath is one of the most soothing sounds in the ocean - and it's cause for excitement in the Passamaquoddy Bay.
Walking at low tide AN ENORMOUS wave crashing against imaginary shores, a whale's breath is one of the most soothing sounds in the ocean - and it's cause for excitement in the Passamaquoddy Bay.
"On land, it passes through impossible places--ravines, cliff bands, bogs, waterfalls, rocky summits, Whitewater--that few people ever see." Fox begins his journey near Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine, where he puts in for a solo canoe trip up the St.
The conclusion that partial wh-movement is the overall preferred construction in Estonian for forming complex wh-questions allows to place Estonian among languages as diverse as Hungarian, Russian, Serbian-Croatian, Czech, Romani, Polish, Albanian, Frisian, but also Hindi, Bangla, Kashmiri, Marathi, Iraqi Arabic, Warlpiri, and Passamaquoddy (Fanselow 2006 : 442-443).
King to Passamaquoddy basket weavers and Peking Opera singers.
IN MARCH OF 1921 AN UNIDENTIFIED weir fisherman from the Passamaquoddy Bay region, in the Maine--New Brunswick borderlands, felt so desperate concerning the prevailing price of herring that he sent a bomb threat to one of Eastport's leading packers, Andrew Clark.
For the present study, the BOF data were examined in detail in six primary areas in the study area designated as (1) Campobello, (2) Passamaquoddy, (3) Pennfield, (4) Maces Bay, (5) Chance and (6) Blacks (Figs.
As Elder Marshall indicates, both Indigenous and western worldviews must be considered for significant social change to occur; however, it is very clear that Mi'kmaw traditional knowledge and worldview exists as the cornerstone of life--that which is responsible for the direction and weave of future Mi'kmaw and Wabanaki initiatives along with the nation sisterhoods of the Eastern Door--the Wolastoqiyik, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, and Abenaki.