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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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Jody Kechego said Chisholm was motivated to settle for a lesser amount than was due to the Chippewas of the Thames out of self-interest, as he personally wanted to receive payment for his services in short order, adding that he should have continued the negotiation process even if that meant that he might not have reached a settlement during his career.
Gina McGahey, Dorothy French, Mark French, and other Chippewas of the Thames community members and Elders helped to put together the proposal to the healing foundation in 1999.
Diabetes is three to five times more prevalent among the Chippewas of the Thames First Nations.
Grand Chief of the Anishinabek Nation, Vernon Roote, acknowledged that it was Joe Miskokomon, chief of the Chippewas of the Thames, who had worked to establish an educational institute within the UOI in the 1990s.
The Chippewas argue that, since no transfer of title was ever made, they still own the land.
Campbell went to great lengths and broke new legal ground to justify not issuing an order that would recognize the Chippewas held legal title to the disputed land.
the village of Turtle Lake and the Chippewa Band of St.
In addition to historical facts or statements of current condition, this press release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding the Company's ability to secure the Chippewas consent.
The Chippewas are so concerned, in fact, that they have issued a call for help from the federal minister of Indian Affairs.
dot com"), announced today that it has entered into a preliminary term sheet with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians ("LVD Chippewas"), to deliver and install a complete Internet Bingo system at the LVD Chippewas' land-based Casino premises, located in Watersmeet, Michigan.
Additionally, CRC has advised Penn National that it is continuing to work with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and the Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation to secure their consents and approvals for the change of control of the CRC subsidiary, which is a party to the operating agreement for the Casino Rama property located on the Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation land.
LCCI owns and operates the Casino Rouge, a riverboat gaming facility in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and CRC has a management contract for Casino Rama located in Canada on the Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation land.