The Mi’gmaq, also known as Mi’kmaq, or Micmac, (pronounced “Meegmaw”) live in Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island in Canada, as well as in the Maine and Massachussetts in the United States. Belonging to the Algonquian family, the Mi’kmaq refer to themselves as l’nuk or the people. There are around 20,000 Mi’gmaq living in Canada and the US of which 11,000 speak the language.