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Maliseet Territory

The Wəlastəkwewiyik or Maliseet or Malecite were a Native American group of people of the Northeastern Woodlands. They spoke Algonquian and were a First Nation. They were part of the Wabanaki Confederacy. The region includes Quebec, New Brunswick and parts of Maine. Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians of Maine is a federally recognized Maliseet tribe in the United States. It is considered one the first foreign allies of the United States.

Maliseet Communities[change | change source]

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  1. Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Language Portal - "Metaksonekiyak: on or along Meduxnekeag River (Maine and New Brunswick); in the territory of the Houlton Band of Maliseets
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Girard, Camil, and Carl Brisson. Essay. In Alliances Et traités Avec Les Peuples Autochtones Du Québec: L'histoire De La Première Nation Wolastoqiyik Wahsipekuk: La Nation Malécite Du Saint-Laurent, 148. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, 2021.
  3. Betts, Sarah. “Oromocto's All-Weekend Powwow Builds on Last Year's Success | CBC News.” CBC news. CBC/Radio Canada, July 21, 2017.
  4. St. Mary’s Wolastoqiyik
  5. Tobique First Nation Website
  6. Première Nation Wolastoqiyik Wahsipekuk