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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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Nor does the collection address the effects of European colonization on the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy people of the region, including the demographic and cultural catastrophes wrought by Eurasian epidemic diseases, wars, ongoing conflict, and the Indian Act.
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After several hours of debate, the House voted to overturn the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee's recommendation that the proposals be killed, giving new life to the bills that would allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to build a casino in Washington County and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians to operate one in Aroostook County.
Where he ended up was right here, Grand Lake Stream, a tiny "plantation"--the Mainer word for a small, rural town--adjoining the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation.
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.
The Passamaquoddy tribe hopes to allay unemployment on its land by building a 123,000-square-foot water-bottling plant to sell water to customers outside tribal lands.