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  Ojibwe Language and the Ojibwe Indian Tribe (Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Ojibwemowin)
On the whole Ojibwe is among the healthiest of North American languages, with many children being raised to speak it as a native language.
Ojibwe and Chippewa are renderings of the same Algonquian word, "puckering," probably referring to their characteristic moccasin style.
The Ojibwe people were less devastated by European epidemics than their densely-populated Algonquian cousins to the east, and they resisted manhandling by the whites much better.
www.native-languages.org /ojibwe.htm   (891 words)

  
 Ojibwe syllabary
Evans' syllabary for Ojibwe consisted of just nine symbols, each of which could be written in four different orientations to indicate different vowels.
This was sufficient to write Ojibwe, but Evans' superiors were not keen on his invention and would not allow his to use it.
Ojibwe (Anishinaabe/Ojibwa), an Algonquian language spoken on by about 50,000 people in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and by about 30,000 people in the US states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Montana and North Dakota.
www.omniglot.com /writing/ojibwa.htm   (239 words)

  
 Ojibwe Culture - Indian Country Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ojibwe call themselves "Anishinaabeg," which means the "True People" or the "Original People." Other tribes and Europeans called them "Ojibwe" or "Ojibwe," which means "puckered up," probably because the Ojibwe traditionally wore moccasins with a puckered seam on the toe.
Ojibwe religious life was largely personal, but was also a daily concern with living appropriately and making one's way through a world filled with spirits which inhabited birds, animals, rocks, and cosmic phenomena including the sun, moon, the four winds, thunder, lightning, and thunderbirds.
Ojibwe fishermen were harassed at boat landings throughout northern Wisconsin and often had to withstand racial slurs and physical assaults by non-Indians.
www.mpm.edu /wirp/ICW-51.html   (3475 words)

  
 Native Americans: Chippewa Indian Tribe (Ojibway First Nations, Ojibwa, Anishinabe)
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.
On the whole Ojibwe is among the heartiest of North American languages, with many children being raised to speak it as a native language.
People: Along with the Cree, the Ojibwe are one of the most populous and widely distributed Indian groups in North America, with 150 bands throughout the north-central United States and southern Canada.
www.native-languages.org /chippewa.htm   (1198 words)

  
 Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ojibwe is used in Canada, although Ojibwe west of Lake Winnipeg are sometime referred to as the Saulteaux.
The Ojibwe pushed much farther, occupying not only their former lands on the north and east shore of Lake Huron, but continued south taking the western shore in lower Michigan as far south as Saginaw Bay, while the Mississauga seized the old homelands of the Neutrals, Tionontati and Huron in southern Ontario.
A post (and Ojibwe village) was established in 1717 at Thunder Bay, and by 1727 they reaching west to the Pigeon River from Grand Portage to Rainey Lake and Lake of the Woods to the Red River, Lake Winnipeg, and the northern plains.
www.tolatsga.org /ojib.html   (16124 words)

  
 Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ojibwe people call themselves Anishanabe - which in English means simply "The People".
When the seven prophets came to the Ojibwe with instructions about life from Creator, the People were living in the east on the shores of the Great Salt Water.
The dispute was later settled when the Iroquois gave the Ojibwe a Wampum Belt made of a special shell.
www.ancestraltrails.org /ojibwe.html   (1604 words)

  
 Cherokee
The Ojibwe or Anishinabe, as they prefer to be called, were hunter-gathers who harvested wild rice and maple sugar.
The Ojibwe also engaged in cultivation and stored food for winter and early spring when food was harder to come by.
During the summer the Ojibwe engaged in gathering berries and medicinal herbs because those were in season and fully developed.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/ojibwe2.htm   (612 words)

  
 EDSITEment - Lesson Plan
Ojibwe and Chippewa are the versions of the same word pronounced differently because of English versus French accents (placing an "O" in front of Chippewa results in the word "O'chippewa").
Ojibwe language word list includes such words and expressions as greetings, family members, parts of the body, animals, plants, colors, seasons, and numbers.
Ojibwe bands became larger and began to cooperate on a greater scale, especially during the Beaver Wars (1630-1700) with the Iroquois.
edsitement.neh.gov /view_lesson_plan.asp?id=369   (4347 words)

  
 Ojibwe Language Society: Keeping Ojibwe Language and Culture Strong
Ojibwemowin Zagaswe'idiwin (Ojibwe Langauge Society) is dedicated to the revitalization and preservation of the Ojibwe language.
The Twin Cities Ojibwe Language Table is open to the community, and meets every Monday during the school-year for food and Ojibwe conversation.
Ojibwe teachers in the Twin Cities area volunteer their time to teach at our langauge table.
www.ojibwemowin.com   (249 words)

  
 Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Language is the Severn Ojibwe (Oji-Cree) dialect of northern Ontario.
An expansion and revision of Nichols and Nyholm's 1979 dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe.
Ojibwe and English are on facing pages, a full Ojibwe-English glossary is appended, and linguistic study aids are provided by the editor.
linguistics.buffalo.edu /ssila/learning/ojibwe.htm   (2370 words)

  
 The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Thousands of years ago, the Ojibwe were among several Indian tribes who lived on the Atlantic coast of North America.
By the mid-1700s, the Ojibwe had settled in the region around Mille Lacs Lake in what is today Central Minnesota.
During the Dakota Conflict of 1862, when some Ojibwe joined the fight against the whites, the Mille Lacs People kept their promise to the United States government, and even protected white settlers.
www.millelacsojibwe.org /culture.asp   (538 words)

  
 Ojibwe Forests ProRally
The Ojibwe Forests Rally is part of the Rally America National Rally Championship, and is the sixth of eight events in this grueling series.
Ojibwe is a critical event for competitors chasing championship points.
The Ojibwe Forests Rally is pleased to present RallyFest 2005, brought to you by Subaru.net.
ojibweforestrally.com   (362 words)

  
 Ojibwe - Chippewa - Ojobwa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ojibwe (Ojibwa, Chippewa) is a language which is thousands of years old and very specific in meaning.
It is an Algic language with several dialects which is spoken in the northern United States and Southern Canada from the central to west of both countries.
There is a an effort to preserve the language and traditions and nearly all speakers also are fluent in English.
www.flw.com /languages/ojibwe.htm   (72 words)

  
 Dr. Ralf Hemmecke -- Ojibwe
The Ojibwe language consists of a collection of dialects spoken across a vast area of Canada and the Great Lakes region of the United States.
According to the Summer Institute there are 25,885 Ojibwe in Canada who claim Ojibwe as their native language with 13,440 using it in the home.
In the United States, the language is no longer spoken at home by Ojibwe, but many Ojibwe study the language as part of there cultural identity.
www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at /people/hemmecke/lprince/gen/Ojibwe.html   (277 words)

  
 The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
While traditional Ojibwe games are not religious, their rules do take into consideration the Ojibwe belief system.
Because Ojibwe People believe that all things are interconnected, it would be impossible for an Ojibwe to totally separate a recreational activity from his or her beliefs.
The rules of the moccasin game are very complex, but the basic idea is that one player hides a marked marble under one of four moccasins and the other player has to guess under which one it was hidden.
www.millelacsojibwe.org /cultureColumn.asp?id=58   (313 words)

  
 Ojibwe Indians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
A feew bands of Ojibwe lived in southern Michigan, where they subsisted principally by hunting, though all had summer residences, where they raised min-dor-min (corn), potatoes, turnips, beans, and sometimes squashes, pumpkins, and melons.
Organized into independent migratory bands, the Ojibwe were ideally suited to fur trade with the French.
www.geo.msu.edu /geo333/ojibwe.html   (1129 words)

  
 The Flag of the Leech Lake Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ojibwe were and continue to be one of the largest tribes in the United States, third only to the Cherokee and Navajo according to most surveys.
The Ojibwe however, have so intermingled with the white man's world that by the middle of this century it was thought that a "pure blooded Ojibwe" no longer existed.
The yellow triangle recalls the birchbark wigwams that were the ancient homes of the Ojibwe, and brings all the symbols together representing the concept that the Ojibwe people have a home on the Leech Lake reservation where they can prosper under the rule of law, through education and in harmony with nature.
users.aol.com /Donh523/navapage/leechlk.htm   (426 words)

  
 anishinabe chippewa ojibwe native american social studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 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.
Ojibwe Language and the Ojibwe Indian Tribe (Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Anishinaabemowin)
www.archaeolink.com /chippewa_ojibwe.htm   (1491 words)

  
 Honoring Nations 1999 >> Ojibwe Language Program
In 1994, only 10 percent of the members of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe were fluent in the Band’s native language, and the youngest native speaker was 37.
The Band’s Chief Executive summarized her colleagues’ sentiment: “Our families were not engaging in our traditions, our children were turning away from our values, and little by little we were losing the battle to protect the uniqueness of our culture.” If allowed to continue, the effects of this change would be broad sweeping.
To demonstrate that Ojibwe is a living language, for example, K-12 classes are taught by two speakers, so that students can hear actual, fluent, and complete conversations in Ojibwe.
www.ksg.harvard.edu /hpaied/hn/hn_1999_lang.htm   (689 words)

  
 Waasa Inaabidaa: Series Summary
The Ojibwe, the second-largest tribe in North America live in the upper Great Lakes region, are blessed with a rich culture and history.
The Ojibwe people have a compelling story of adaptation and survival, desperation and ingenuity, bitter betrayals and stunning victories.
Many Ojibwe believe that the economic and political success of the 90's may be short-lived if the they do not diversify their economies, consolidate their power, prepare their children, and inform the general public of their unique sovereign status as Anishinaabe-Ojibwe.
www.ojibwe.org /info/overview/seriesoverview.html   (411 words)

  
 Nichols: A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The basic patterns of Ojibwe word structure and the organization of the dictionary entries are clearly explained in the introduction.
The most widely used modern standard writing system for Ojibwe is used throughout, and some of the key objects of Ojibwe life are authentically illustrated by coauthor and artist Earl Nyholm.
Minnesota Ojibwe is spoken in Central and Northern Minnesota, and is very similar to the Ojibwe spoken in the Ontario-Minnesota border region, Wisconsin, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
www.upress.umn.edu /Books/N/nichols_concise.html   (300 words)

  
 NativeTech: Ojibwe Culture, Arts, History , Language & People
Ojibwe is a branch of the Algonkian language family.
Outside the edges of this triangle starting from the hoist side are symbols of nature, in this case pine trees and a soaring eagle; symbols of education represented by diploma and graduation mortarboard hat; and symbols of justice and the law depicted as the scales of justice.
The remnants of the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Ojibwe reside on and near a 32.35 acre reservation in Aitkin County, Minnesota.
www.nativetech.org /shinob   (4239 words)

  
 FOND DU LAC, Minnesota, Ojibwe Indian Reservation
The college was built to an architectural plan that is Indian -- the entire layout of multiple buildings was designed to fit the concept of a gigantic bearpaw print.
Buildings use round forms, and a "'drum-shaped" room is an archival library where documents of historical interest to Ojibwe people are collected and studied.
Other sources: Encyclopedia articles on Minnesota Ojibwes, Minnesota Indians publication of the league of Women voters, and tribal periodicals.
www.kstrom.net /isk/maps/mn/fondlac.htm   (602 words)

  
 Ojibwe
Information on Ojibwe courses is available from the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences or the Department of History.
Continuation of OJB 101 including the continued introduction of the culture of the Ojibwe people.
Prerequisites: OJB 101, 102; or knowledge of the Ojibwe language and OJB 201.
www.cmich.edu /bulletins/old-bulletins/bulletin2002-2003/course-desc/ojb.htm   (102 words)

  
 Living Our Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As fluent speakers of Ojibwe grow older, the community questions whether younger speakers know the language well enough to pass it on to the next generation.
Young and old alike are making widespread efforts to preserve the Ojibwe language, and, as part of this campaign, Anton Treuer has collected stories from Anishinaabe elders living at Leech Lake, White Earth, Mille Lacs, Red Lake, and St. Croix reservations.
ANTON TREUER is a member of the Leech Lake band of Ojibwe and assistant professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota.
www.mnhs.org /market/mhspress/products/0873514033.html   (425 words)

  
 My OJIBWE Documents
Ojibwe words are spelled in Fiero spelling (also see the link above).
The forms have been compiled mainly from Nichols and Nyholm's "Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe"; further use has been made of data from Leonard Bloomfield's "Eastern Ojibwa" and his article on Proto Algonquian (1946).
Further an Excel spreadsheet with a lot of Ojibwe names,(.xls file: 340 KB), mainly from 19th century documents, in the then customary bewildering variety of spellings.
home.hetnet.nl /mr_7/58/cvkolmes/ojibwe   (489 words)

  
 Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ojibwe occupied the forest country around the North shore of Lake Huron and both shores of Lake Superior.
The Ojibwe were first encountered by Europeans in the 1600's by French explorers near Sault Sainte Marie, Canada.
The Ojibwe would hunt and trap woodland animals, fish, harvest gardens, gather berries, grow maize and collect wild rice.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/ojibwe.html   (201 words)

  
 Seasons Of The Ojibwe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The coming together in a traditional Ojibwe manner and incorporation of Ojibwe beliefs served as a foundation for action as the tribes, attorneys and GLIFWC staff confronted the significant events of the upcoming year.
As such, the Shaking Tent Ceremony may be an appropriate symbol for GLIFWC's 1998 year when treaty rights and the Ojibwe people were once more put to the test with a formidable threat posed to their treaty-reserved rights.
On the steps of the Supreme Court, the beat of the Drum and the voices of Ojibwe singers, pierced by the shrill call of the Eagle Whistle, accompanied attorneys into the court building where the Treaty Staff was finally carried.
www.glifwc.org /pub/seasons.htm   (562 words)

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