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Newfoundland Mi'kmaw Hunters & Their Tribal (Ethnic) Origins

The following is a list of Newfoundland Mi'kmaw hunters listed as proprietors of traditional family hunting territories throughout Newfoundland, as extracted from the R. Near Manuscript Collection currently housed at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland (PANL). The extract faithfully adheres in content and format to the information as presented in the manuscript copy of the original typeset. Submitted by an anonymous researcher.

Micmac Indian Materials
Jeddore Micmac & Penobscot
Benoit French & Micmac
John Stevens Kenibewatc [Mc Knipewa'j "Abenki"] Penobscot wife mountaineer
John Matthews (Micmac) Newells Paul Bk. lived at Fortune Bay Ind. Point, Bay desp. Hunter? Bay depair to N. Pauls
Matthy Michell part Montagnais from Mountaineer father from Sydney
Little Jim John (micmac pure)
Asiktcigamuk "across Bay depair"
Lewis, Morris (pure Sydney) Reub. Lewis Morris Lewis dead former Life Chief Chief in same family from Sydney
John Paul Bay despair, mother mountaineer
Frank Paul Micmac
John Joe mother Mont. Father Micmac from Sydney

Primary Archival Holding Source:

Near, R. Collection
Micmac Indian Material
MG 938
(Rep. 2cm)