Antoine Simon Maillard

French missionary among the Acadians and Micmacs, died Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1762. His influence over the Indians was so great that the English allowed him to remain with them and gave him a pension and church in Halifax with religious liberty for his flock. He was the first white man to master the Micmac tongue, and composed an alphabet, grammar, and dictionary of the language in addition to writing several devotional works in it.

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