Chipewyan

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  • noun

Synonyms for Chipewyan

a member of the Athapaskan people living in western Canada between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay

the language spoken by the Chipewyan

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This means ensuring the water, land, air, and climate are protected so the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations and other First Nations communities be able to hunt, fish, gather plants and live off the land.
Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is accusing the Alberta government of racism.
Voyageur, from the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, is professor of sociology at the University of Calgary and also leads the Indigenous Women in Leadership program at the Banff Centre.
Lionel Lepine, territorial environmental knowledge coordinator for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, was one of 117 people arrested in Ottawa.
Les Cardinal, of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, wrote "Enough is enough" as his contribution to a mural that has travelled along with a totem pole that was erected at the Beaver Lake Cree Nation in September.
We've had enough," said Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta.
Courtoreille's comments accompanied the release of phase two of the joint report Environmental and Human Health Implications of Athabasca Oil Sands, which was undertaken by his First Nation and the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.
The chief of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation was unavailable for comment due to upcoming elections in that community.
The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation has pulled out of the regulatory hearing into the proposed $3 billion TransCanada Corp.
The Beaver Lake was joined by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the Enoch Cree Nation, as well as environmental groups Pembina Institute and Alberta Wilderness Association, in a judicial review hearing on June 22 in Edmonton.
The event was sponsored by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the law firm of Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP.