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  Ojibwa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ojibwa or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway or Anishinabek) are the largest group of Native Americans/First Nations north of Mexico, including M├ętis.
They are known for their canoes and wild rice, and for the fact that they were the only Indians to defeat the Sioux.
Although "Chippewa" is more common in the USA and "Ojibwa" predominates in Canada, both terms do exist in both countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chippewa   (986 words)

 'Chippewa' entry from Hodge's handbook of Indians
The Chippewa took part with the other tribes of the N. in all the wars against the frontier settlements to the close of the war of 1812.
Schoolcraft, who was personally acquainted with the Chippewa and married a woman of the tribe, describes the Chippewa warriors as equaling in physical appearance the best formed of the N. Indians, with the possible exception of the Foxes.
It is impossible to determine the past or present numbers of the Chippewa, as in former times only a small part of the tribe came in contact with the whites at any period, and they are now so mixed with other tribes in many quarters that no separate returns are given.
www.prairienet.org /prairienations/chippewa.htm   (2287 words)

 Chippewa boots
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 Indian Land Cessions: List of Tribes
Chippewa of the Mississippi, and Pillager and Lake Winnibigoshish bands of Chippewa.
Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi nations of the waters of the Illinois, Milwaukee, and Manitowoc rivers.
Chippewa, Sauk and Fox, Menomini, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago, and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi living on the Illinois.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/amlaw/llss_browse.html   (669 words)

 Native Americans
These conditions led the Chippewa to a life of migration, traveling in clans and gathering plants, hunting and fishing along the way.
Several weeks a year the Chippewa would gather wild rice in freshwater marshes, with was their basic food staple.
The event was a family affair, with the men paddling canoes through the marsh, while the women and children walked in the water, bending the rice stalks over the canoe and knocking the kernels off.
www.thewildwest.org /native_american/society/Chippewa.html   (572 words)

 Chippewa Falls Chamber - HOME PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
More than 300 lakes in Chippewa County will keep you busy searching for that elusive musky or basking in a bay on a lazy summer afternoon.
The Chippewa Falls area is home to more than 40 manufacturing companies that employ more than 5500 people.
Chippewa Falls: a nice place to live or visit and a great place to raise a family or build a business!
www.chippewachamber.org   (158 words)

 Chippewa on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI -- President George W. Bush holds up "W" signs at the Kell Container Company in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, August 18, 2004.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI -- President George W. Bush smiles as supporters hold up "W" signs at the Kell Container Company in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, August 18, 2004.
Georgia's first settler, founder James Oglethorpe, is the centerpiece of Chippewa Square, one of 21 downtown parks in Savannah, Georgia.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/ChippewaR1i.asp   (592 words)

 Chippewa Co., WI GenWeb
Geographically, the Chippewa County of 1846 extended all the way from Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, in the form of a crude Indian arrowhead which had its point near what is now Upson in Iron County, not far from Hurley.
After Wisconsin became a state in 1848, the Legislature revised the western boundary of Chippewa County so that it was almost a straight line from just south of what is now Solon Springs in Douglas County to the present village of Maiden Rock on Lake Pepin.
Chippewa County boundaries have been refined and redrawn so many times, so much territory has been shifted to other jurisdictions, that Chippewa has been called the "mother" county of northwestern Wisconsin.
users.rootsweb.com /~wichippe/chippewa.htm   (195 words)

 Chippewa Lake Park - Chippewa Lake (Medina), OH
Chippewa Lake Park was basically just abandoned with many of the rides still standing.
It is actually located at Chippewa Lake and is near the towns of Medina and Lodi, quite a bit Southwest of Cleveland.
The park is due North of the juction of Interstate 71 and Interstate 76.
www.defunctparks.com /parks/OH/ChippewaLake/chippewa-lake.htm   (1697 words)

 Chippewa National Forest- Welcome!
One of 155 National Forests, the Chippewa was the first National Forest established east of the Mississippi.
Autumn on the Chippewa means miles of incredible scenic byways to travel, as well as colorful trails, fall camping and wonderful sites to visit.
Chippewa National Forest partners with Minnesota DNR and local volunteers to construct and design two artificial walleye spawning riffles in the Dunbar River.
www.fs.fed.us /r9/forests/chippewa   (322 words)

 Ojibwe Indians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Chippewas were allies of the French and French traders often married Chippewa women.
Chippewa warriors fought with the French against the British in the French and Indian War.
Long after the valleys of the Saginaw, the Shiawassee, and the Maple became studded with white settlements, the Indians still believed that mysterious Sauks were lingering in the forests and along the margins of their streams for purposes of vengeance.
www.geo.msu.edu /geo333/ojibwe.html   (1129 words)

 Chippewa/Ojibway/Anishinabe Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Chippewa nation's traditional significance of its name in their own language, "to roast until puckered up," refers to the puckering in seams of moccasins when held too close or too longtoward a fire.
In 1650, the Chippewa population stood at 35,000.
The name Chippewa is the "official" name as recognized by the United States Government and is used on all treaties.
www.indians.org /welker/chippewa.htm   (867 words)

 Learn more about Chippewa mythology in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Learn more about Chippewa mythology in the online encyclopedia.
The Chippewa (also Ojibwa, Anishaabe) are a tribe of Native Americans located in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Chippewa mythology is known from oral legends such as the Atisokan, which are told only in winter in order to preserve their transformative powers.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /c/ch/chippewa_mythology.html   (211 words)

 GORP - Chippewa National Forest, Minnesota - Travel, Tourism and Recreation Guide
The Chippewa is a water world of wild wetlands, more than 1,300 lakes, and nearly 1,000 miles of trout stream.
Chippewa National Forest is located at the crossroads of Minnesota's three major ecosystems: the aspen, birch, spruce-fir, and pines of the northern boreal forest; the maple-basswood hardwood forests typical in the southern part of the state; and the prairie just west of the forest.
The Chippewa was the first national forest established east of the Mississippi.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/mn_chipp.htm   (324 words)

 Native Americans: Chippewa Indian Tribe (Ojibway First Nations, Ojibwa, Anishinabe)
Language:: The Ojibwe language--otherwise anglicized as Chippewa, Ojibwa or Ojibway and known to its own speakers as Anishinabe or Anishinaabemowin--is an Algonquian tongue spoken by 50,000 people in the northern United States and southern Canada.
The Ottawa have always been politically independent from the Ojibwe, but their language is essentially the same--speakers of all five dialects, including Ottawa, can understand each other readily.
Ojibwe and Chippewa are renderings of the same Algonquian word, "puckering," probably referring to their characteristic moccasin style.
www.native-languages.org /chippewa.htm   (1231 words)

 Chippewa County Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (see map) provides service using Northwest Airlink which connects Chippewa County with the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.
The airport is an integral part of the region's economic and industrial development, and provides access to the air transportation network serving the entire world.
It is possible to fly to most major domestic cities from the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport within 2 to 3 hours, Europe within 10 to 12 hours and Asia in 15 hours with only one stop en route.
www.chippewacounty.com /home/airport.html   (311 words)

 Welcome to Chippewa County Wisconsin
The purpose of this web site is to provide an accurate information and self-referral service for all human service and community resources available to Chippewa County residents.
Bookmark the updated Services section of this website for a listing of Chippewa Valley health and support services.
Chippewa Falls 2010, and the Chippewa County Tourism Council.
www.chippewacounty.com   (78 words)

 Chippewa Indian Genealogy
Although strong in numbers and occupying an extensive territory, the Chippewa were never prominent in history, owing to their remoteness from the frontier during the period of the colonial wars.
According tradition they are part of an Algonquian body, including the Ottawa and Potawatomi, which separated into divisions when it reached Mackinaw in its we ward movement, having come from so point north or northeast of Mackinaw.
This land was beyond and beside the trails and courses of the first settlers, and as a consequence the Chippewa were not embroiled in so many of the border wars as were other tribes less fortunately situated.
www.nanations.com /chippewas   (352 words)

 Ojibway Culture and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
She wrote that: "It was the belief of the Chippewa that by possessing some representation of a dream subject one could at any time secure its protection, guidance, and assistance.
In Chippewa Customs is an illustration of an upside down lunate that was given to a small child to be worn around the neck.(Figure 8, Densmore 1979:55).
The shaman who named the child (after dreaming for the name) gave the "token" to the small child "'in order that the child might care for him' This consisted of something that might attract the fancy of the child and was usually worn around its neck by a cord" (Id.).
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/5579/ojibwa.html   (3134 words)

 Central Michigan University - Official Athletic Site
The scored was tied at halftime, but MSU scored three goals in the second half to clinch the win.
The Chippewas have lost three consecutive matches and five of the last six.
Chippewas' Oct. 29 Contest Against Toledo Chosen as MAC Game of the Week
cmuchippewas.collegesports.com   (328 words)

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Within the Southern Ojibwa, the distinction between the Southwestern and Southeastern Chippewa is a much clearer one, on both geographical and cultural grounds.
The Southwestern Chippewa occupy the area south of Lake Superior running from Upper Michigan, through northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, and along the southern border of Ontario approximately as far west as Lake of the Woods.
The area of the Southeastern Chippewa includes Lower Michigan, Lake Huron, and a sector of Ontario to the north of Lake Huron.
lucy.ukc.ac.uk /EthnoAtlas/Hmar/Cult_dir/Culture.7862   (864 words)

 People of the Three Fires Native Genealogy
The Chippewa, also known as the Ojibwe, are the second largest tribal group in the United States with bands in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota, as well as Ontario.
In Michigan, the Chippewa's occupied the eastern half of the Lower Peninsula and most of the Upper Peninsula except the northern shore of Lake Michigan.
The Chippewa were nomadic like the Potawatomi and the Ottawa, moving their villages to follow the fish or game.
www.rootsweb.com /~minatam   (1040 words)

 United Way of Chippewa County Wisconsin
You are part of the collective efforts of people working together right here in Chippewa County.
Volunteers from Chippewa County review agency program and financial data, meet with agency personnel, visit agencies and allocate funds to those organizations that will best meet the priority needs of the county.
This strong system of volunteer accountability provides assurance that United Way programs are responsive to the needs of the communities we serve and guarantees that your contribution is well spent.
www.unitedwaychippewa.org   (325 words)

 CFSD - Home
The Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District in partnership with the community is committed to excellence, empowering, and challenging all students to learn while preparing them for an ever-changing global society.
Chippewa Falls is a rural, residential community located 10 miles north of Eau Claire and 90 miles east of St. Paul, MN.
The Chippewa Valley area is becoming known as the "Silicon Valley" of the Midwest because of the many computer related industries in the area.
cfsd.chipfalls.k12.wi.us   (683 words)

 USGenWeb, Chippewa County, Minnesota, USA
In the History of Chippewa County, there was a pastor a few miles NW of Monte who married a Freese girl around 1902.
Chippewa County Queries to read/submit Chippewa County queries
Chippewa County Census Bureau Data This website has a high failure rate.
www.rootsweb.com /~mnchippe   (738 words)

To end any confusion, the Ojibwa and Chippewa are not only the same tribe, but the same word pronounced a little differently due to accent.
In United States, Chippewa was used in all treaties and is the official name.
The Chippewas were the largest and most powerful tribe in the Great Lakes country, with a range that extended from the edge of Iroquois territory in the Northeast to the Sioux-dominated Great Plains.
www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us /NativeAmericans/Ojibwa.html   (289 words)

 Home Page
The School District of Cadott Community is a Pre K-12 district located in the southwest corner of Chippewa County.
Though a small town atmosphere, Cadott's location is accessible to Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire and their many opportunities.
Settled in the early 1800's, Chippewa County's rich farmland has made the area a leader in agriculture.
www.cadott.k12.wi.us   (305 words)

 anishinabe chippewa ojibwe native american social studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
They accept Ojibwe, but dislike intensely the name Chippewa even though some bands include it in their official name for purposes of recognition by the wider world." You can learn more about this here.
The Chippewas were closely related to the Ottawa and Potawatomi Indians." - From Ohio Historical Society - !http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/ohc/history/h_indian/tribes/chippewa.shtml
___"The Ojibwe (said to mean "Puckered Moccasin People"), also known as the Chippewa, are a group of Algonquian-speaking bands who amalgamated as a tribe in the 1600's." This page is loaded with excellent information, photos, maps and drawings.
www.archaeolink.com /chippewa_ojibwe.htm   (1491 words)

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