• Language: Wolastoqey
  • Alternate names: Wolastoqiyik
  • Language code: dpqmw
  • Language family: Algic, Algonquian-Blackfoot, Algonquian, Eastern Algonquian
  • Number of speakers: 350
  • Script: Latin script.

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    The Wolastoqey language is considered part of the Eastern Algonquian language family, which also includes the languages of the Mi’kmaq, Abenaki (in Quebec), and Passamaquoddy and Penobscot (in Maine). The Wolastoqey and Passamaquoddy languages are very similar, with minor differences in vocabulary, pronunciation and accent; consequently, their languages are often collectively referred to as Maliseet-Passamaquoddy.

    The Wolastoqey Verb