Chippewa Indians

Chippewa Indians Tribal Origin: Algonquian FamilyAlso known as: Ojibwa, Ojibway, Ojibwe and the ChippewayNative Name: Bāwa'tigōwininiwŭg, means 'people of the Sault'Home Territories: Michigan, northern Wisconsin, Minnesota and North DakotaLanguage: Anishinaabemowin or OjibwemowinAlliances: Ottawa and Potawatomi peoplesEnemies: Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux The Chippewa Indians were known for birch bark canoes, harvesting wild rice, copper points, and their use of guns from the British to defeat the Dakota Sioux. Famous Chippewa Indians

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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe ancestors coming home

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and its Ziibiwing Cultural Society will repatriate the ancestral human remains of dozens of Native Americans next week.

They will repatriate 41 Native American individuals from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City; one Native American individual from the Toledo Zoological Society in Toledo, Ohio; and one Native American individual from the Dearborn Historical Museum in Dearborn.

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