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The Mikmaq-A Way Of Life
The Mi'kmaq-A Way Of Life Mikmaq was the spelling of a tribe of Indians that had first contact with European explorers in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Through the years, the name has been changed to what we know today as Mic Mac. The word Mikmaq derives from the word nikmak, which means my kin-friends or allies. The rich and descriptive Mikmaq language was a member of the Algonkin family. Although every Mikmaq can understand each other, the dialect varies between bands. For examp...