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Noun1.Chippewyan - the language spoken by the Chipewyan
Athabascan, Athapaskan language, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan - a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
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The results of the study are a stepping-stone to proving that oil-sand development is having dire effects on surrounding communities, for Fort Chippewyan politicians.
Cross spoke of, when Edmonton sprang into existence, Fort Chippewyan, 450 miles north of the present city and still removed from it by a long and toilsome journey of some weeks' duration, was a place of importance.
Certain western Subarctic groups, such as the Slavey and Chippewyan, further into the northwest, continue to produce mukluks decorated with wool yarn floral embroidery.