The Wolastoqiyik Executive Committee and the New Brunswick Museum gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this on-line presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

The partners:

  • Oromocto First Nation, Chief Roger Atwin
  • St. Mary's First Nation, Chief Arthur E. Bear and Chief Candice Paul
  • Kingsclear First Nation, Chief Robert Atwin
  • Woodstock First Nation, Chief Jeff Tomah
  • Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, Chief Brenda Commander
  • Tobique First Nation, Chief Stewart Paul
  • Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, Chief Joanna Bernard

  • Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Special thanks to the Wolastoqiyik Executive Committee:

  • John Keenan, Oromocto First Nation
  • Julie Collins, St. Mary’s First Nation
  • Phil Atwin, Kingsclear First Nation
  • Mark Polchies, Chair, Woodstock First Nation
  • Sharri Venno, Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
  • Stone Bear, Tobique First Nation
  • Richard Wallace, Madawaska First Nation

For the NBM:

  • Jane Fullerton, Director
  • Peter Larocque, Curator New Brunswick Cultural History & Art
  • Bruce Thomson, Project Manager
  • Joanne Light, Researcher
  • Ramona Nicholas, Community Liaison
  • Cheryl McGinnis, Curatorial Assistant

Trade Dance Song:

  • Canadian Museum of Civilization, Trade dance song, Jim Paul singer, 1911, William Hubbs Mechling collector, no.III-X-1T


  • Gwen Bear
  • Roseanne Clark with Mildred Paul


  • Gail Nicholas (Wolastoqiyik)
  • Optimum (French)

Web Site Design:

  • Tantramar Interactive, Sackville, NB

Web Site Development:

  • Net Difference, Saint John, NB