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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 home serves elders from Mikisew as well as the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and the Mtis community in Fort Chipewyan.
Fort Chipewyan is one of the most isolated communities in Alberta.
The Hay River Chipewyans arrived along with our Beaver Indian chief & two or three others .
The Fort Vermilion clerk noted in October of 1834 "we are now, thanks to the Chipewyans at ease on the head of Provisions.
Table I: Census of Chipewyans on the Hay River, Outfit 1826-271 Hunter Men Women Boys Girls Total Persons Grand Blanc, chief 1 3 3 1 8 L'Anglais 1 4 3 1 9 Tranquille 1 1 2 Estohyousai, 1 1 1 3 Grand Blanc's 1st son Chrennay, Grand 1 1 Blanc's 2nd son Cattahethe, 1 1 1 3 Tranquille's 1st son Kelly, Tranquille's 1 1 2 2nd son Sauldathe, Grand 1 2 3 6 Blanc's soninlaw Mandeville (a 1 2 1 1 5 half-breed) Fournier (half- 1 1 breed) Bob (half-breed) 1 1 1 3 Bougon 1 1 2 2 6 Yadah 1 1 1 3 Chahade or One 1 1 Ear Pointrux 1 1 Chroye 1 1 Widows and 3 3 1 7 orphans N=7 16 21 18 7 62 (1) AM.
At the time of first contact with the European fur traders, the Chipewyan people lived as caribou-hunters in the forest-tundra region west of Hudson Bay.
L'une des interrogations essentielles de cette analyse est la possibilite que les Chipewyans soient en train d'elaborer deux cultures alimentaires distinctes, l'une masculine, l'autre feminine.
Cependant, l'usage de la nourriture dans ces circonstances differe de la situation chez les Chipewyans.
Les donnees proviennent d'une recherche ethnographique menee chez les Kesyehot'ine (<<les gens de la maison en peuplier>>), groupe de Chipewyans du nord-ouest de la Saskatchewan, entre le debut des annees 1970 et le debut des annees 1990.
Les schemas alimentaires chipewyans dans leur contexte historique
28) I propose this use because we know that the Chipewyans who waited, vainly, for Knight at the mouth of the Churchill River in 1717 left behind their red hats, presumably to let him know in no uncertain way that they were there.
To Clifford Wilson, who wrote the text that accompanied Harrington's images, the Chipewyans were "the least civilized tribe of Canadian Indians" and "still retained some of their aboriginal customs and characteristics" (Ibid.
Today, she is usually considered to be Chipewyan, although that term was used in different ways during the early fur trade, and Dogribs also claim her as one of theirs.
At the outset, the author points out that the Fort Chipewyan discussed in her book no longer exists.
The results of twenty years of research among the people of Fort Chipewyan are immediately evident in this exhaustive study of various aspects of Fort Chipewyan life and culture.