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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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The reason that Matonabbee was held in such high regard among these Chipewyan was soon made evident.
Fort Chipewyan is located in northeastern Alberta, about 100 kilometers south of the Northwest Territories' border.
After the tragic ordeal of crossing the barren lands, Franklin tells us, the surviving officers wintered at Resolution because there were too many men at Chipewyan following amalgamation of the two fur companies.
He also notes that Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Chipewyan Prairie First Nation are taking in evacuees, as is Swan River First Nation.
Fort Chipewyan is and has always been a complex plural society, never a homogeneous one," she states.
Both agree that the majority of their members are split between seeking refuge in Edmonton and in Fort Chipewyan.
Money raised will go to the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defense Fund to fight against oilsands development.
The groups include Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the Sierra Club.
She provides an account of Fort Chipewyan, and also of natural gas seepings which her crew lit to cook a meal.
The Nunee Health Authority's Telehealth Research Project in Fort Chipewyan will reduce the stress and expense of travel for patients who require minor medical attention.
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation joined the Dene Nation in 2011.
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations, Mikisew Cree First Nation, and Fort
The first chapter deals with native people, particularly focussing on the Chipewyan and Cree in their area.
Voyageur, a member of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Fort Chipewyan, Alta.
But as far as Eriel Deranger, spokesperson for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, is concerned, the government is still about words.