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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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Seasonal changes in the intestinal mucosa of winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum), from Passamaquoddy Nay, New Brunswick.
They fell in love with the "real downeast" beyond Bar Harbor and settled in the tiny town of Robbin-ston on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Penobscot Indian Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Pleasant Point Reservation, and the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian Township received a total of $2,302,764 through the U.
Saint Andrews Just outside town, overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay near the US border, the Rossmount Inn (rossmountinn.
Going native Originally the land of the Mi'kmaq, the Malisett and Passamaquoddy Native people, it's fun to learn about these rich cultures while drumming, dancing and eating at a powwow.
In 1866, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot nations agreed to hold formal elections in accordance with state electoral practices, to select their two non-voting delegates to the Maine legislature.
Passamaquoddy Ceremonial Songs: Aesthetics and Survival.
From early wax-cylinder field recordings of the Passamaquoddy Indians made by anthropologist Jesse Walter Fewkes in the 1890s (1); to the fewer than three dozen songs recorded on 78 rpm discs between 1936 and 1937 that comprise the only sonic testament to Robert Johnson's blues style; to the recently-discovered recording of Martin Luther King Jr.
Mitchell says that a student is also eligible if a parent or grandparent has been enrolled in one of the four Maine tribes: the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet.
The Hunter's Promise" is a reverent retelling of an Abenaki (or Wabanaki) traditional tale that also is found in wisdom traditions of several other indigenous nations in Northeastern North America, including the Iroquois and the Algonquin, as well as perhaps the Penobscot Passamaquoddy, and Micmac people.
Their mission was to establish colonies for France in the territories of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Abenaki and Passamaquoddy (8) Denys' writings depict the time of early, but sustained, European incursions and settlement into long occupied Indigenous territories.