Miꞌkmaq Nation

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

There is no central headquarters for the entire Micmac Tribe. The tribe has bands in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia,Prince Edward Island and Quebec in Canada.

In the United States, only the Aroostook Band of Micmac in Maine is federally recognized by the U.S. government today.


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History[edit | edit source]

Micmac-Wohngebiet Map

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Micmac tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Bands and Groups of Micmacs and Their Reservations[edit | edit source]

Aroostook Band of Maine

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Bibliography[edit | edit source]