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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.

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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In 1840, Jones published A Collection of Chippeway and English Hymns for the Use of the Native Indians.
(63.) Louie Blanchard, The Lumberjack Frontier: The Life of a Logger in the Early Days on the Chippeway (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1969), 29-30.
284; Treaty with the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawanese, Potawtomee, Ottawa, and Chippeway, Sept.