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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ottawa tribe
The Ottawa language is part of the The Algonquian languages are a subfamily of Native American languages that includes most of the languages in the Algic language family (others are Wiyot and Yurok of northwestern California).
Potawatomi tribe, called the The Council of Three Fires was a long-standing alliance of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Native American tribes and First Nations.
People: The Ottawa are generally considered to be an offshoot of the Ojibwe tribe, with whom they continue to maintain close and friendly relations.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ottawa-tribe   (1168 words)

 Ottawa Indian Tribe History
He adds that the ancient habitat of the Ottawa had been a quarter of Lake Huron, whence the fear of the Iroquois drove them, and whither were borne all their longings, as it were, to their native country.
The two tribes lived together until about 1700, when the Hurons removed to the vicinity of Detroit, while a portion of the Ottawa about this time seems to have obtained a foothold on the west shore of Lake Huron between Saginaw bay and Detroit, where the Potawatomi were probably in close union with them.
All the Ottawa lands along the west shore of Lake Michigan were ceded by various treaties, ending with the Chicago treaty of Sept. 26, 1833, wherein they agreed to remove to lands granted them on Missouri river in the north east corner of Kansas.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/ottawa/ottawahist.htm   (1634 words)

  Facts for Kids: Ottawa Indians (Ottawas, Odawas)
The Ottawa tribe is related to the Chippewa tribe (also known as the Ojibway tribe.) The Chippewas and Ottawas have similar customs and speak dialects of the same language--just like Americans and Canadians speak English with different accents.
The political leader of an Ottawa band is called a chief (gimaa or ogimaa in the Ottawa/Ojibway language.) In the past Ottawa chiefs were men chosen by tribal councilmembers, often from among the last chief's sons, nephews, or sons-in-law.
Ottawa artists are known for their beadwork and basketry.
www.geocities.com /bigorrin/ottawa_kids.htm   (1358 words)

  "Wild Horse". Native American Art & History. Native people tribe. Ottawa
Marie, the Ottawa remained near the mouth of the French River and on the large Islands in Lake Huron.
Between 1615 and 1763, the Ottawa were one of the most important tribes in North America, but their homeland was remote to the British colonies on the Atlantic seaboard.
A trading tribe even before contact, the Ottawa were businessmen before they ever met a European, so they immediately recognized the opportunity presented by the fur trade and attached themselves to it and the French.
www.american-native-art.com /publication/ottawa/ottawa.html   (967 words)

Marie, the Ottawa remained near the mouth of the French River and on the large Islands in Lake Huron.
Ottawa of the Osage (Blanchard's Fork and Roche de Boeuf from Ohio).
The signers agreed to 80 acre allotments and the dissolution of the non-existent tribe.
www.tolatsga.org /otta.html   (13649 words)

 Native Americans - Ottawa
TRIBE NAME: Derived from the Algonquian word adawe, meaning "to trade" or "to buy and sell." It was an apt name for the tribe, who had an active trading relationship with the Chippewa and Potawatomi, as well as others in the region.
LANGUAGE: The Ottawa tribe belongs to that portion of the Algonquian linguistic family which originally had villages in the southern part of what is now Michigan, in the vicinity of Grand River, as well as in Ohio and Indiana.
The Ottawa tribe then moved to their new home, a 14,860-acre reserve bounded by the Neosho River on the west and lying both south and east of present Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, where they are located today.
www.nativeamericans.com /Ottawa.htm   (684 words)

 Ottawa Language and the Ottawa Indian Tribe (Odawa, Odaawa)
The Ottawa were staunch allies of the French, and it was an Ottawa chief, Pontiac, who led a devastating Indian rebellion against the British after they took over the French colonies in 1763.
This rebellion ultimately failed, however, and despite making peace, Pontiac was assassinated by an Illinois Indian the Ottawas suspected of being a British mercenary, sparking the near-destruction of the Illinois at the hands of the angry Three Fires warriors.
Cultural and historical introduction to the Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Ojibwe of Michigan state.
www.native-languages.org /ottawa.htm   (763 words)

 toledoblade.com -- Ohio bid to toss tribe's claim to lake rights is denied
A request from the state of Ohio to dismiss the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma's claim to fishing and hunting rights to Lake Erie was denied yesterday in U.S. District Court in Toledo.
The Ottawa Tribe claims that a treaty it made with the federal government 200 years ago entitles it to unrestricted fishing rights in the lake for a commercial fishing operation it hopes to base on North Bass.
The state's motion asked for the dismissal on numerous grounds, including the tribe waited too long to stake its claim and the lawsuit was improperly hinged on treaties ratified with the federal government in 1805.
www.toledoblade.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060714/NEWS24/607140410   (427 words)

 News > Kansas tribe buys land in ancestral reservation
A Kansas tribe is finally reclaiming land in Illinois that one of its chiefs used to call home.
The Potawatomi, Chippewa and Ottawa tribes gave up millions of acres of what is now Illinois and Wisconsin in the treaty.
The tribe can't reclaim all of the reservation because 60 percent is now part of the Chief Shabbona Preserve, the Shabbona State Park and a county forest preserve.
www.indianz.com /News/archive/000108.asp   (786 words)

 Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma Initiates Legal Action to Secure Commercial Fishing and Land Rights on Lake Erie and Ohio's ...
Tribe acts in conjunction with 200th anniversary of Treaty of Fort Industry on July 4 TOLEDO, Ohio, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma today initiated legal action to lay claim to its commercial fishing and land rights on Lake Erie and Ohio's North Bass Island.
This morning, the tribe filed suit in federal district court in Toledo to seek a declaratory judgment that the fishing and hunting rights granted by the Treaty of Fort Industry cannot be regulated or limited by the state.
Tribe members landed on the northern half of the island, which is currently an undeveloped state park, located in Ohio's Ottawa County approximately 18 miles off Port Clinton and 2 miles south of the Canadian border on Lake Erie.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/06-30-2005/0003991208&EDATE=   (826 words)

 Ottawa (people)/Anishinabe
North American tribe of the Algonquian language family and of the Subarctic culture area.
About 1650 the Ottawa were driven out of their territory by the Iroquois and took refuge on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, Canada.
During the colonial period the Ottawa fought on the side of the French, and one of their chiefs, Pontiac, achieved wide renown as a leader in warfare against the British.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/ottawa.htm   (1227 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Ottawa language is considered a divergent dialect of the Ojibwe, characterized by frequent syncope.
The Ottawa and Ojibwe were part of a long term alliance with the Potawatomi tribe, called the Council of Three Fires and which fought the Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux.
The Ottawa allied with the French against the British and the Ottawa Chief Pontiac led a rebellion against the British in 1763.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Ottawa_(tribe)   (302 words)

 Independent Colleges and Universities of Arizona, ICUA > Ottawa University
Ottawa University was founded in 1865 by two American Baptist missionaries who brought education and medicine to the Ottawa Indian Tribe on the plains of Kansas.
Ottawa students typically are between 24 and 44 in age.
Ottawa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association; 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; (312) 263-0456; www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.
www.icuaz.com /ottawa.asp   (214 words)

 The Ottawa Indian Tribe
The Ottawa were warlike and cruel, and during the days of the colonists, sided with the French against the English.  Before their westward movement, they joined with the Chippewa and the Potawatomi and the confederation was known as the "Three Fires."
Pontiac, the celebrated chief, was a member of the tribe, and Pontiac's War of 1763, fought mainly around Detroit, is an important part of their history.  They were active in all indian wars up to and through the War of 1812.
In 1833 all Ottawa lands along the west shore of lake Michigan was ceded to the Government in the Chicago Treaty.  many of the Ottawa moved west and today they have a small reservation in Oklahoma.  Others are scattered among the Chippewa in Michigan.
members.tripod.com /pambies/ottawa.html   (135 words)

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Speck argues the Tribe does not establish a justiciable dispute regarding the Tribe's commercial hunting and fishing rights because the Tribe is not present in Ohio and, without the Tribe's presence, the claim for fishing and hunting rights is not ripe.
Essentially, he tries to argue the Tribe is barred from bringing this action because is should have asserted its claims in front of the ICC (a res judicata type of argument).
The Tribe explains that the Tribe would have interpreted the treaties' language “so long as remain property of the United States” to mean that the rights remained as long as the property was within the United States' territorial jurisdiction.
www.narf.org /nill/bulletins/dct/unreported/ottowa.html   (3465 words)

 Courier Electronic Edition: Editorial   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Hancock County we have Ottawa Creek and Tawa Ridge.
The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma is claiming ownership of part of Lake Erie's North Bass Island, which recently was purchased by Ohio for more than $17 million.
The problem here is not so much the tribes as the politically correct laws, designed to appease the consciences of conquering whites, that allow tribes to exist as sovereign nations with their own laws, rights and privileges.
www.thecourier.com /opinion/editoral/ed041105.htm   (576 words)

 Seneca-Cayuga Social Services/Child Protection Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe Social Services provides assistance to any person who is an enrolled member of an Indian Tribe residing in the Miami Agency Service area (If the applicant meets the specified requirements).
Tribes excluded for services through the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe are: Peoria Tribe; Ottawa Tribe; Miami Tribe; Eastern-Shawnee Tribe; Wyandotte Tribe Modoc Tribe and Quapaw Tribe.
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe Child Protection Program will provide Child Protection Services to any peson who is a member or descendent of a member of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe, Peoria Tribe and Miami Tribe and any other Tribe residing in the Miami Agency Area excluding the Wyandotte Tribe; Modoc Tribe; Quapaw Tribe; Eastern-Shawnee Tribe and Ottawa Tribe.
www.sctribe.com /ss.html   (520 words)

 toledoblade.com -- Ottawa tribe's claim to North Bass Island is rejected by Petro
The tribe has maintained the northern portion of the island was part of Canada at the time the Ottawa ceded territory to the United States in the early 1800s.
The tribe claims 350 acres of the island, most of which is owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Although the tribe is one of at least three seeking to site Native American casinos in Ohio, it has indicated it wants North Bass as a base for a fishing fleet.
toledoblade.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050603/NEWS24/506030366/-1/NEWS   (389 words)

 Ottawa Bibliographic Sources Project
It was during this time when the Ottawa tribe was removed from Michigan to the areas they settle in today.
This book relates the history of the Ottawa Indians and their trials during their "brief and disastrous residence in Kansas." In the back of the book is a bibliography of works about the Ottawa and their past relationship with whites.
There are a good number of articles on the Ottawa tribe, as well as a dated chronology of the history of the tribe from 1687 to 1893, with citations for each year in the chronology.
www.scottnicholson.com /scholastic/ottawa.html   (2545 words)

 Ottawa County, Part 2
From that time up to 1865 Ottawa, with Clay, Dickinson, Saline and all the unorganized territory west of these counties, was attached to Davis County for judicial purposes.
H Little, of Ottawa, was a member of the first grand jury that sat at Junction City, and Isaac Markley was defendant to the first suit docketed in the District Court, under State laws, when Ottawa was a part of Davis County.
The Legislature of 1865 attached Ottawa to Saline County for judicial purposes.
www.kancoll.org /books/cutler/ottawa/ottawa-co-p2.html   (2971 words)

 toledoblade.com -- Tribe's land claim centers on treaties from early 1800s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Armed with this map, Oklahoma's Ottawa Tribe, which originally planned to file a federal lawsuit in January laying claim to the northern half of North Bass Island, now wants the entire 677-acre island, both public and private lands.
The tribe, now numbering about 2,000, thrived in much of what is now northwest Ohio during the 1700s, using North Bass as a post in the fur trade.
The Ottawa, however, now maintain that North Bass Island, also known as the Isle of St. George, was on the British side of the U.S.-Canadian border at the time of the 1805 treaty and was not affected by it.
toledoblade.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051127/NEWS17/511270329   (915 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A four state tribe is preparing to move into a new facility that they hope will bring their tribe even closer together.
Ottawa tribal officials say they are excited to finally be moving into a new building.
The tribe is making a move from their current building located near downtown Miami to a new facility by the turnpike.
www.ksntv.com /news/?mode=shownews&id=1556   (141 words)

 Indianz.Com > News > Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma files Ohio treaty claim
The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state of Ohio, arguing the tribe has fishing and hunting rights on Lake Erie and Bass Island under an 1805 treaty.
The tribe wants to be able to fish commercially on the lake free of state regulation.
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma Initiates Legal Action to Secure Commercial Fishing and Land Rights on Lake Erie and Ohio's North Bass Island (Ottawa Tribe 6/30)
www.indianz.com /News/2005/009080.asp   (372 words)

 Ottawa | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Ottawa is the capital of Canada and the country's fourth largest city, as well as the second largest city in the province of Ontario after the provincial capital of Toronto.
It is located in the Ottawa Valley on the eastern edge of the province of Ontario, 400 kilometres (250 mi) east of Toronto and 190 kilometres (120 mi) west of Montreal.
Ottawa lies on the banks of the Ottawa River, a major waterway that forms the border between Ontario and Quebec.
www.babylon.com /definition/Ottawa   (201 words)

The name of this corporation shall be the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, as provided in the Constitution and By-laws of the said Tribe.
I, Oscar L. Ottawa, the Assistant Secretary of the Interior of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority granted me by the Act of June 26, 1938 (49 Stat.
November 30, 1938, are declared inapplicable to the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma.
thorpe.ou.edu /IRA/otchrtr.html   (1411 words)

 Ottawa University - News, Events and Publications - Press Releases
Ottawa, Kansas – Ottawa University alumnus John Mark Lambertson, director and archivist of the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence, Missouri, will be the next Presidential Lecture Series speaker on Friday, April 23, 2004.
They were so far removed out on the frontier, and wanted to fulfill so many needs of the Ottawa tribe, they had to find families back East to care for and educate their own daughters.
One of five generations to be associated with the University since 1874, Lambertson continued his education by procuring a master’s degree in American History from the University of Kansas in 1992.
uwin.ottawa.edu /pressrelease20040405.htm   (385 words)

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