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This section of the quarterly publication notes normally contains a listing of the major terms revised in the previous quarter. But this quarter the editorial staff of the dictionary have found themselves particularly busy, given the complexity of many of these words from an area of the alphabet which seemed to offer plain sailing: ‘s use with examples drawn from Milton, Pope, and Goldsmith, and James Dwight Dana, the celebrated American geologist.The revised entry similarly traces the English word back to the Vulgate, but also shows the spread of contemporaneous cognate forms in France (Old French 13th century; Middle French 1314).Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI) forms (initially as the Native Association of Newfoundland and Labrador).Its chief membership by late 1972: six affiliated Mi’kmaq bands on the island of Newfoundland: .prefers ‘an animal of the vertebrate class Reptilia, the members of which are characterized by having a dry impervious skin covered in horny scales’, and provides a more discursive encyclopedic note: The four orders of living reptiles comprise the snakes and lizards (Squamata), the turtles and tortoises (Testudines or Chelonia), the crocodilians (Crocodylia), and the tuataras (Rhynchocephalia).Among several extinct groups of reptiles which dominated life in the Mesozoic era are the dinosaurs, pterosaurs, ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, and therapsids.
The article has been written in basic elementary language to permit a first stage overview and to allow students and novices a glimpse at basic principles consistent with the A&R approach using Chapman thinking as an educational tool.
FNI’s mandate: To promote the social, cultural, economic, and educational well-being of the Newfoundland Mi’kmaq.
1972–1982: Early successes Province agrees to contribute to basic genealogical research of Mi’kmaq people on the Island.
Mi’kmaq outside Conne River are not eligible because the federal government recognizes only Mi’kmaq that are “resident in designated native communities.” 1983–1992: Decade of frustration Conne River withdraws from the FNI and is recognized as a Band under the .
FNI continues to work towards eligibility of remaining members.
Below is a time line chronicling some of the milestones on the road to recognition for the Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland.