What is another word for micmac?

Pronunciation: [mˈɪkmak] (IPA)

Micmac is a term that refers to an indigenous tribe found in eastern Canada. This term has been used to describe the people, language and culture of the Micmac people. However, the term has been criticized for being derogatory and offensive to the Micmac community. As a result, there have been efforts to find alternative terms to refer to the Micmac community. Some of the synonyms that have been suggested include Mi'kmaq, Lnu, and the Mi'kmaq First Nation. These terms recognize the importance of respecting and acknowledging the cultural identity of the Micmac people and their rich history.

Synonyms for Micmac:

What are the hypernyms for Micmac?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Native Americans, Tribes, first nations, indigenous people, aboriginal people, Aboriginal tribes, First Nations tribes.

What are the hyponyms for Micmac?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Micmac

Old Noel, a micmac hunter, tells me that both wildcat and lynx, whose cunning is generally the cunning of stupidity, have discovered a remarkable way of catching fish.
"A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories"
William Long
A huge pile of decoys stood near, of which about two dozen were of wood, such as the micmac Indian whittles out with his curved waghon, or single-handed draw-knife, in the long winter evenings.
"Adrift in the Ice-Fields"
Charles W. Hall
Day's march of the savages and night's rest on the green shores, mummying fires in the big tepee and the captives lying in the sleep of exhaustion with one guard pacing the lodge opening,-day's pursuit of the lone canoe, brief landings for tea made at a micmac fire, scanning of lake and river and forest, night's unceasing forging ahead with Maren asleep in the prow, her head on Dupre's blanket.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills"
Vingie E. Roe

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