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Chippewa:

see OjibwaOjibwa
or Chippewa
, group of Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).
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Chippewa

(chĭp`əwô', –wä'), river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in several forks in the lake region of N Wis. and flowing SW to the Mississippi, which it enters at the foot of Lake Pepin. Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls are on its banks. The river was once important in the lumbering industry.
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Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Chief Leslee White-Eye of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation signed the agreement today in Toronto.
The case has huge implications for First Nations across the country," said Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Chief Leslee White-Eye.
It was different [from a repatriation for culturally affiliated ancestors] in many ways, including the number of people from all walks of life and those representing federally recognized Indian tribes in the state of Michigan," said William Johnson, curator at the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways, which has represented the Saginaw Chippewas in NAGPRA matters since 1994.
In 1906 the Chippewas of the Thames hired a lawyer by the name of A.
Ten residential school survivors from the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, in Muncey, Ont.
The Chippewas of Lake Superior, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979.
Of Native American (French and Chippewa on her mother's side) and German descent, Erdrich focuses her work on the complex cultural identity that emerges from her mixed heritages.
In part the conflict between whites and Chippewas involves the meaning and implementation of Jacksonian-era land cession and removal treaties.
With a management contract for Casino Rama in effect until 2011, and our recent productive dialogue with the Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation, we look forward to a long, relationship that benefits both parties.
The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation has filed a request to the Federal Court of Appeal seeking leave to appeal the National Energy Board's approval of Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline project.
Sixteen graduates from Chippewas of the Thames; Munsee Delaware Nation; Oneida Settlement; Moraviantown; and one from Manitoba were honored: Sandra L.
The five-member Ontario appeals court ruled the Chippewas of Sarnia are not the legal owners of land that is now part of the city of Sarnia, despite the fact the Chippewas never surrendered the land.