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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Somewhat audaciously, it does not treat Fort Chipewyan simply as a case study, nor does it approach its subject as just a local or community history.
The Asian lineage leading to First Americans is the most anciently diverged, whereas the Asian lineages that contributed some of the DNA to Eskimo-Aleut speakers and the Na-Dene-speaking Chipewyan from Canada are more closely related to present-day East Asian populations," Reich explained.
Fort Chipewyan is and has always been a complex plural society, never a homogeneous one," she states.
Examination of the validity and utility of the proposed framework in planned consultations with residents of Fort Chipewyan will serve to strengthen and refine the model.
It's surprising to learn that Jane Ash Poitras was almost 30 years old before she returned to Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, her place of birth, to begin exploring her Cree heritage.
Speaking to the Record, Park expressed particular concern for the people of Fort Chipewyan, a small town 300 km north of Fort McMurray.
Funding from the Airports Capital Assistance Program is intended to improve safety at the Fort Chipewyan, Grande Prairie and High Level airports.
Canine preventative healthcare clinics were available in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, and Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, in August 2006.
In 1990, this focus dramatically broadened when citizens of Fort Chipewyan, a small aboriginal (1) community in a remote corner of the province, (2) took the initiative to do more.
The ATC All Parties Core Agreement was signed by Chiefs from the Athabasca Chipewyan, Chipewyan Prairie, Fort McKay, Fort McMurray and Mikisew Cree First Nations and 15 executives representing the region's oil sands, energy and pulp and paper industries in a special ceremony in Fort McMurray, Alberta on January 8, 2003.
Chipewyan, Cree, and Metis people who lived along the Athabasca River long before the arrival of cars, oil cartels, and international capital are now dealing with an unprecedented industrial experiment.
Born and raised in Fort Chipewyan, Flett-Redwood did not think that she would have to move to a city to complete her education.
There will be others following," said Allan Adam, who attended Holy Angels residential school in Fort Chipewyan.
The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and Mikisew Cree First Nation dropped their legal challenge on July 16 against the Site C dam after receiving a commitment from BC Hydro to monitor the dam's downstream impacts.
The groups include Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the Sierra Club.