Malecite Tribe

Malecite Indians. Various explanations of this name have been given. According to Chamberlain it is from their Micmac name Malisit, broken talkers ; Tanner gives the form as Mahnesheets, meaning ‘slow tongues'; Baraga derives it through the Cree from mayisit or malisit, the ‘disfigured or ugly foot'; Lacombe1 agrees with Baraga and gives the etymology



Abenaki Tribe

Abenaki, Abenaqui or Abnaki Tribe – Discussion of the history, religion, culture, language, government, and tribal towns of the Abenaki.



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