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  Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
The Thames River watershed hosts 15% of the species at risk in Canada and is particularly noted for its aquatic species (fish spp., mussel spp., and Spiny Softshell turtle).
The Thames River drains an area of 5825 sq km in southwestern Ontario that lies within the counties of Perth, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Chatham-Kent and Essex.
To stabilize and enhance species at risk populations within the Thames River ecosystem, and to reduce or eliminate the threats to these species and their associated habitats, so that their long-term survival in the natural environment is ensured, using an ecosystem management-based approach.
www.thamesriver.on.ca /Species_at_risk/terms_of_reference.htm   (673 words)

 Chippewa of the Thames Education Centre - Historical Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Chippewas of the Thames contributed approximately 170 warriors at Detroit and also participated in the Treaty of Niagara in 1764, a treaty of peace and friendship.
Chippewas of the Thames were signatories with other Indian groups in a treat in 1790 and two treaties in 1796, where over 2 million acres of land were sold for a total of L3200 of goods.
For the Chippewas of the Thames they knew that their lifestyle was changing and their hopes for their children to survive was to become professional similar to the Europeans around them.
www.chippewa-ed.on.ca /Historicalbackground.htm   (1709 words)

 CHRS - Thames River - Fact Sheet
The Thames River watershed is nestled in the agricultural heartland of southwestern Ontario in close proximity to Lakes Huron, St. Clair and Erie.
The Thames watershed is the place where agriculture, derived from the Meso-Americans, first entered Canada sometime after 500 A.D. Four distinct First Nations groups reside along the Thames: Chippewa, Moravian, Munsee Delaware and Oneida.
The Thames River was one of the major theatres of the War of 1812.
www.chrs.ca /Rivers/Thames/Thames-F_e.htm   (1458 words)

 History along the Thames River
The fields were still visible along the banks of the Thames and its tributaries even 125 years later and the first settlers, where they could, utilized these openings.
They were once a powerful nation occupying all of the land north of Lakes Erie and Ontario as far as Burlinton Bay, from The Windsor area to Hamilton area.
By 1700, the Chippewa had pushed the Iroquois back into southwestern Ontario, where decisive battles eventually drove the Iroquois out of the area.
groups.msn.com /HistoryalongtheThamesRiver/theneutrals.msnw   (859 words)

 Chippewas of the Thames First Nation 42, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chippewa of the Thames First Nation No. 42 is an Indian reserve on the Thames River 24 km west of St.
In April 2004 the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation had a registered population of 2,221, of whom 876 lived on the reserve.
The reserve was established in 1819, as part of a treaty by which the Chippewa of the Thames sold 552,000 acres (2,234 km²) of land to the British for an annuity of £600 and the establishment of two reserves, of which reserve no. 42 is the larger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chippewas_of_the_Thames_First_Nation_42,_Ontario   (209 words)

 Chippewa of the Thames Education Centre - Creation of Own System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Moved by Harley Nicholas, seconded by George Henry, that the Council of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation approved Dr Ron Common's executive Summary recommendation for the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.
On Oct 08, 1991, the Chippewas of the THames Band Council passed the following resolutions regarding the mandate of the Chippewas of the Thames Education Board.
The Chippewas of the Thames Band Council will delegate to the Board of Trustees full responsibility on all education matters.
www.chippewa-ed.on.ca /Creation.htm   (499 words)

The invasion and conquest of Canada was a major objective of the United States in the War of 1812.
After Chippewa Brown's force advanced to Queenston, but soon abandoned a proposed attack on Forts George and Niagara when Chauncey's fleet failed to cooperate in the operation.
Casualties were heavy on both sides, the British losing 878 and the Americans 854 in killed and wounded; both Brown and Scott were wounded and the British commander was wounded and captured.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/reference/18cmp.htm   (1336 words)

 Chippewa paddlers in sprint mode
 A new section of the Chippewa on the Thames Canoe Club had its first taste of sprint kayaking yesterday at the second annual London Canoe Club's canoe and kayak regatta.
The Chippewas, just downstream on the Thames from the London club, were present, and got a $1,200 K-1 boat that the government was offering reserves as an incentive to get started.
Besides the sprint boat the Chippewas have four tripping boats and four marathon boats.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam030608/oth_kay-sun.html   (417 words)

 Resources on the Chippewa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Constitution of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians; Constitution and Bylaws of the Lower Brule...
The Ojibwa or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway or Anishinabek) are the third-largest group of Native Americans/First Nations in the United States, surpassed only by Cherokee and Navajo.
Although "Chippewa" is more common in the United States and "Ojibwa" predominates in Canada, both terms do exist in both countries.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/north_american/Chippewa.html   (1813 words)

Marie Band of Chippewa Indians, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of L'Anse of Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Lac Vieux Desert of Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Ontonagon Bands of Chippewa Indians, Sault Ste.
To end any confusion, the Ojibwe and Chippewa are not only the same tribe, but the same word pronounced a little differently due to accent.
To Private O. Burchard: "For distinguished bravery in action against hostile Indians for action during the uprising of Chippewa Indians on Leech Lake, northern Minnesota." A soldier got the medal, but as was the case with almost every enemy they had ever faced, the Ojibwe had won the battle.
www.tolatsga.org /ojib.html   (16124 words)

 Huron Church e-News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
She was welcomed by representatives from First Nations across southwest Ontario of both Christian and traditional spirituality and a number of non-aboriginal church people who joined enthusiastically in the worship, and the bountiful feast which followed.
Chippewa of the Thames First Nation Chief Joe Miskokomon welcomed Bishop Gallagher and the people as Awe celebrate our survival as people@.
At the altar, covered with a handmade star quilt from Bkejwanong (Walpole Island First Nation), Chippewa of the Thames elder Mary Sturgeon offered the smudging of traditional medicines: tobacco, cedar, sage and sweetgrass, as a prayer for purification, assisted by Freda Shawnoo, Marcie French, Leona Moses, and Don Isaac.
www.diohuron.org /enews.htm   (3026 words)

 Project Outreach
A First Nation Help Desk with both T1 and satellite connectivity was set up on the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation Reserve and has provided a “workstation” that can now focus as a learning centre for FN communications in the Health sector.
The intension was to migrate the Help Centre to the project offices at the Chippewa of the Thames by the third fiscal quarter.
Implementation was delayed until the last quarter because of: a) unexpected delays by SSH in connecting the Chippewa offices to the network via IP technology, and b) difficulties in finding Chippewa of the Thames personnel who were approved for a capacity building program that we had made available.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca /hcs-sss/pubs/chipp-ppics/2003-outreach/outreach_intro_e.html   (2307 words)

 Ojibwa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ojibwa, Aanishanabe or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway, Anishinaabe, or Anishinabek) is the largest group of Native Americans/First Nations north of Mexico, including Métis.
The name "Chippewa" is an anglicized corruption of "Ojibwa".
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   (2956 words)

 Transcription - Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Robert Nault announces that the government is ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
And Chief Joe Miskokomon of Chippewas of the Thames.
In our particular situation the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation community is situated along the 401 corridor halfway between Toronto and Detroit.
Chief Bill McCue from the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation which is located roughly fifty miles north of Toronto.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /nr/wc/tran/fnl_e.html   (4115 words)

 RCMP, OPP, First Nations’ 3 on 3 Basketball hits the court tomorrow
About 200 Grade 4 to Grade 8 pupils will learn about healthy lifestyles and building self esteem in an hour-long presentation, and then take to the courts at the Wiji School and community centre for a 3 on 3 basketball tournament.
Follow Chippewa Road into the community and to the school.
The event is organized by RCMP, OPP and the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation and funding has been generously provided by Victim Services of Middlesex and the Mounted Police Foundation.
www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca /on/press/2005/2005_may_11b_e.htm   (239 words)

 Township of Strathroy-Caradoc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Township has an area of 61,000-acres exclusive of the two Indian reserves, which are adjacent at the southern part of the Township.
The Caradoc Indian reserves are the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation and Muncey Delaware First Nation and consist of 16,000-acres of some of the best land in the area.
First, from the fact that it is the highest point on the nearby railway and the highest point on the watershed between the Sydenham and Thames Rivers.
www.strathroy-caradoc.ca /location_and_history.htm   (1181 words)

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To abandon the Detroit Frontier was to abandon the Western Indians who had fought beside the British since the beginning of the war.
The American victory at the Battle of the Thames was complete.
As the fighting began Proctor had attempted to rally his troops, but soon he fled the field leaving the surrender to Warburton.
members.tripod.com /~war1812/batthames.html   (1082 words)

Joe Miskokoman (the name means Red Night) is the Chief of the Chippewas of the Thames, and he is the son of a chief, who was the son of a chief, going back as far as 1847.
The Chippewa treatied most of this territory to the British, with whom they were allies and equals of the Crown and a military force to reckoned with in essentially defending their territory from invasion by the colonial powers of the then United States.
The size and magnitude of land and resources that the Anishinabe people controlled, in a confederacy of 250 tribes, ran from Wisconsin/Manitoba to the East Coast with the Cree and Innuit to the north and Iroquois to the south.
www.progress.org /cg/fir0503.htm   (1753 words)

 London Free Press: Sports Section - People at Play
London Canoe Club paddlers and their training buddies from the fledgling Chippewa on the Thames Canoe Club had a heck of a day at the Balmy Beach regatta on Toronto Island's Long Pond, much to the delight of coaches Johnny Mantura and Joanna Radaczynski.
Ball and Hammond weren't done there, either, joining Carlyn Johnston, 15, from Chippewa on the Thames to earn bronze on Balmy Beach's boat in the midget war canoe event.
And capping a fine day, Alex Bogorin of the London club and Chippewa's Keir Johnston were third in an ever-so-close peewee men's K-2 race.
www.canoe.ca /NewsStand/LondonFreePress/Sports/2003/07/22/141994.html   (788 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Thames Valley District School Board is a partnership of students,
At Chippewa Public School we attach great importance to the spirit and
Parent volunteers are needed in many areas at Chippewa.
www.tvdsb.on.ca /chippewa/infopage.htm   (669 words)

 Chippewa Traditional Gathering
This will be the fifth celebration at Chippewa of the Thames First Nation,which started with a small group of volunteers responding to our young people’s awakening to explore their Ojibway culture.
Everyone is welcome to join us at the “Awakening the Next Generation” Traditional Gathering June 24 – 25, 2006 at Jubliee Park, Chippewa of the Thames First Nation southwest of London, Ontario.
This site has been produced for the Chippewa Traditional Gathering Committee.
www.traditionalgathering.com   (232 words)

 Munsee-Delaware Nation 1, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Munsee-Delaware Nation No. 1 is an Indian reserve on the Thames River 24 km west of St.
The Lieutenant-Governor, John Graves Simcoe, encouraged the Munsee to settle there although Chippewa were already established there.
In 1967 the Munsee portion became part of the current reserve, which was established by Order-in-Council.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Munsee-Delaware_Nation_1,_Ontario   (177 words)

 let's talk science - development & testing
Working hand in hand with early childhood educators, administrators, program leaders, Kindergarten teachers and the children in their care, the Wings of Discovery® program was collaboratively developed and tested in real-life situations.
ABC Springbank Child Care Centre, Huron Heights Early Childhood Learning Centre and Chippewa of the Thames First Nations Daycare also opened their doors for testing of the activities found in the program.
In addition, professionals in the early childhood education and education fields from across the country were involved in proof-reading, editing, and making suggestions on the program.
www.letstalkscience.ca /main/development_&_testing   (352 words)

Wiiji Nimbawiyaang Elementary School is a JK-8 school that is located on the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, west of London, Ontario, Canada.
The student population is approximately 245 and there are 24 staff members.
The school has a computer lab, large gym, cafeteria, library and classrooms.
wiiji.firstnationschools.ca   (56 words)

 Graduate Student Shares Her Art and Her Culture
Jaime Warn is a practising artist, graduate student and the guest curator behind the Nana’b’oozoo in Progress exhibition that’s running in the Helen Christou Gallery until April 15.
This multi-talented member of the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation in southern Ontario began studying at the U of L in 1998.
She also anticipates returning to Chippewa of the Thames First Nation to share her experiences with her people.
www.uleth.ca /notice/display.html?b=4&s=3534   (546 words)

 The Thames Watershed - First Nations
Native peoples used the natural highway provided by the river valley to traverse southern Ontario by canoe, winter sled and on foot.
The banks of the Thames provided campsites for hunting and fishing and fertile lands for growing the "Three Sisters" (beans, squash, corn).
The lands of the Chippewa of the Thames, Munsee-Delaware, Oneida and Moravian of the Thames First Nations were established through Treaties in 1784 and 1819 or by purchasing land.
www.thamesriver.on.ca /Downloads/Thames_map/first.html   (93 words)

 Index to Public Libraries in Southern Ontario
Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation
Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation see/voir Mnjikaning First Nation
Chippewa of the Thames Library and Resource Centre
www.library.on.ca /links/indextolibraries/index.htm   (467 words)

 N'Amerind Friendship Centre : Staff Profiles - Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Carol Summers – Smith, Native Family Courtworker is Wolf Clan and a member of the Oneida of the Thames First Nation.
She brings to us 6 years of experience working with Aboriginal children and their families as Band Representative for Oneida and Chippewa of the Thames First Nations.
Carol is pleased to be a part of N’Amerind’s team and looks forward to continuing her work, advocating for children, youth and their families.
www.namerind.on.ca /pages/staffprofile2.htm   (672 words)

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