Chippewa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chippewa the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa
    • n Chippewa a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

It is very easy to see that the Dakota resembles the English in vocabulary much more than it resembles the Chippewa.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
It was attacked by General Riall, near Chippewa, on the 5th, but it repelled the attack and occupied that place.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
At the time of the French and Indian wars, the American army was encamped on the Plains of Chippewa.
"Heroes and Hunters of the West" by Anonymous
The stray bands of Winnebagoes, Chippewas, and Pottawatomies number about sixteen hundred.
"The Indian Question (1874)" by Francis A. Walker
These were the men who conquered at Chippewa, Bridgewater, Erie, and Plattsburg.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
But with reference to the old schooner, sent down from Chippewa Creek on the Fourth of July.
"Shoulder-Straps" by Henry Morford
Scott was a half-blood Chippewa Indian, silent as a mountain night and as patient as time.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
One of the principal figures at this council was Katawabetay, chief of the Chippewas, from Sand Lake.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
Chief among them were the Wyandots, Miamis, Shawnees, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas and Potawatomi.
"The Land of the Miamis" by Elmore Barce
The council-house was filled with Shawnees, Mingos, Chippewas, Delawares and Hurons.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
The Chippewas, or Ojibwas, were recorded as skillful hunters and brave warriors.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
Wisconsin, U.S.A., on the Chippewa river, about 100 m. E. of St Paul, Minnesota, and 12 m. N.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
The very sight of her weakness inflamed the Chippewa the more.
"Wau-nan-gee or the Massacre at Chicago" by Major John Richardson
If we don't get over in this boat, I shall disappoint the company at Chippewa to-night.
"The Travellers" by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
In June the Americans, under Brown, seized Fort Erie and fought indecisive actions with the British at Chippewa and Lundy's Lane.
"The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2" by Various
From there sent to the Tobacco nation; and in 1641 visited the Chippewas at Sault Ste.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
They were Chippewas, dark-skinned and silent, wearing short calico skirts, and a blanket drawn over their heads.
"Anne" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Brown, although still suffering from his wound, resumed command and drove his besiegers once more beyond the Chippewa.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
He's a Chippewa from the north end of the lake.
"The Indian Drum" by William MacHarg
Not even the ferocious Sioux and Chippewas had dared to rob him in this brazen fashion.
"A Volunteer with Pike" by Robert Ames Bennet
***

In poetry:

And great art thou, O Chippewa,
Though small in neighbours' eyes,
When out Niagara's haze thou seest
A cavalcade arise;
"A Ballad Of 1812" by Sarah Anne Curzon
I am sick
Of it, and I go on
Living, alone, alone,
Past the charred silos, past the hidden graves
Of Chippewas and Norwegians.
"Having Lost My Sons, I Confront The Wreckage Of The Moon: Christmas, 1960" by James Wright
While right and left he sought the quail,
Or the timid hare that crossed his trail,
Rang out a wild "Ha! ha!"
That might have turned the visage pale
Of a red-skinned Chippewa.
"Monadnock" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Reconstruction of M-94 from Fifth Street to Chippewa Avenue in Schoolcraft County will begin on Wednesday, July 11.
BELCOURT A state-of-the-art kidney dialysis center opened in Belcourt this past week a tribute to the perseverence of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the cooperation of medical providers.
Two hours away from December and the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley are collecting toys for their annual drive.
0War Memorial Hospital in Chippewa County added a new main entrance and parking sky deck to their growing building.
A civil liberties group's Chippewa Valley chapter has sent a letter to UW- Eau Claire urging university officials to stop charging students $2 to get special voter ID cards.
The Chippewa Valley's Sports Station.
The hearing attracted about 450 people, many of them raw milk advocates, to Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire .
On Saturday, the Chippewas finally run into a team in Akron that's struggles match their own when the Zips come to Mount Pleasant for Band Day and Hall of Fame Day.
DRUG POSSESSION, CHIPPEWA ROAD: A man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after an officer stopped him for having a loud exhaust at 11:30 am Oct 7.
0A grant from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will put More Books on Shelves.
SGI in Chippewa Falls is producing products that could change the way oil is found.
The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild presents the 3rd Annual Fairytale Ball.
Chippewa Falls Izzy Balsiger's perfect season and a 2nd state title came to an end as he lost to Colin Baine of Wausau West 3-1 in Overtime in the 120 lb.
On Wednesday morning, Lynn Hayworth joined us from the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association to share some advice.
Position posted by Chippewa Valley Technical College.
***