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O·jib·wa

 (ō-jĭb′wā′, -wə) also O·jib·way (-wā′) or O·jib·we (-wĕ)
n. pl. Ojibwa or O·jib·was also Ojibway or O·jib·ways or Ojibwe or O·jib·wes
1. A member of a Native American people originally located north of Lake Huron before moving westward in the 1600s and 1700s into Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, western Ontario, and Manitoba, with later migrations onto the northern Great Plains in North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan.
2. The Algonquian language of the Ojibwa. In both senses also called Chippewa.

[Ojibwa ojibwe.]
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"The actual creation of an institute that merges traditional and contemporary experience in health is a truly exciting development for Indigenous peoples the world over," said Elder Fred Kelly, a member of the Ojibways of Onigaming and a citizen of the Anishinaabe Nation, in a news release.
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Warren begins his dialogue with the origins question in chapter 3 of History of the Ojibway People, "Origin of the Ojibways." Again, Warren writes that the origin question has puzzled and still puzzles the "learned civilized world,' referring to his predominantly white audience and, of most interest, excluding the subject of his work, the Ojibway, from being "puzzled" by this question.
The university is named in memory of the Ojibwa Chief Shingwauk, who led Ojibways in fighting against the Americans alongside Tecumseh and General Isaac Brock in the War of 1812.
Ojibways of Pic River First Nation has announced the construction of a new environmentally friendly 23-megawatt power generating station on the White River, approximately 30 kilometres from Marathon.
A member of the Ojibways of Onegaming First Nation, Kelly was the first member of Treaty #3 to graduate from university, earning a bachelor of arts from Lakehead University, a bachelor of education from the University of Saskatchewan and a masters of education from the University of Manitoba.
The nations she examines are the Seneca from western New York, Cherokee, Navajo, Red Lake Band of Ojibways from Minnesota, and the Yakama from the Pacific Northwest.
Young Hemingway came in contact with Ojibway families he later wrote about in his fiction (the Gilberts, Tabeshaws, Boultons, and Mitchells) each summer while vacationing at the Hemingway cottage at Walloon Lake, Michigan.(2) As he "played, hunted, and fished with the Indian children and also grew to know their parents" Ernest came to view these Ojibways as both friends and mentors (Montgomery 56).
In 1993, the project's 13 volunteer drivers transported the bodies of 38 Ojibways and five Dakotas to reservations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota, almost 15,000 miles.
The Strategy began on the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation with 50 green light bulbs distributed in the community.
The fishermen's motives were many, but their actions raised questions about hundred-year-old social and economic relations between Ojibways and whites and allowed the Indians to redefine their political situation.