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Synonyms for Ojibwa

a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior

the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa

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As an elected chief of the Chippewa Nation, you will recall that we had many good discussions at your offices in Ottawa and at that time, I felt a growing trust that your intentions were honorable when you talked about a better future for our nations.
Usually in programs like this, someone who's not a part of your culture is talking to you about your heritage," says Sitter, a member of the Red Cliff band of the Chippewa Nation.
The Town of York, being the capital of Upper Canada and a main transit hub for the British Army's extended supply lines, was weakly garrisoned with two companies of the King's 8th of Foot, a company of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry, a company of the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles, Royal Artillery, militia from the 3rd York Militia Regiment as well as dockyard workers and First Nations warriors from the Mississauga and Chippewa nations.
The several Chippewa nations had inhabited the southern and western approaches to Lake Superior.
Under the treaty of 1825 the United States had stipulated the boundaries of the Chippewa nations, essentially recognizing that they owned their lands in fee title.
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