A saqamaw (plural saqamaq) is a "chief" of a local
Mi'kmaq First NationCommunity in Quebec, Canada, Maine, United States, Newfoundland, New Brunswickor Nova Scotia.
Translated into English, it can mean:
* man of high rank
* big shot
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