White Earth Reservation is located in Becker, Clearwater, and Mahnomen counties in north-central Minnesota. Created in 1867 by a treaty between the United States and the Mississippi Band of Chippewa Indians, it is one of seven Chippewa reservations in Minnesota.
White Earth Reservation Principal tribes — Chippewa of the Mississippi, Fond Du Lac Chippewa, Gull Lake Chippewa, Menominee Chippewa, Mille Lac Chippewa, Nett Lake (aka Bois Forte) Chippewa, Pembina Chippewa, Pillager Chippewa, Red Lake Chippewa (includes Bois Forte or Nett Lake Chippewa ), and Winnebago Chippewa.
Minnesota Indian Tribes Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. Lower Sioux Indian Community. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Prairie Island Indian Community. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community. Upper Sioux Community. White Earth Reservation.
There are 77,940 mainline Ojibwe; 76,760 Saulteaux; and 8,770 Mississauga, organized in 125 bands. They live from western Quebec to eastern British Columbia.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The White Earth Nation or White Earth Band of Ojibwe (Ojibwe: Gaa-waabaabiganikaag Anishinaabeg, lit. ‘People from where there is an abundance of white clay’) is a Native American band located in northwestern Minnesota.
Introduction. Two major Native American tribes—the Dakota (or Sioux) and the Ojibwa ( Anishinabe or Chippewa )—lived in the area that is now Minnesota. Small groups from other tribes now also reside in the state, including the Winnebago, who once had reservation land there.
The Ojibwe call themselves ” Anishinaabeg,” which means the “True People” or the “Original People.” Other Indians and Europeans called them “Ojibwe” or “Chippewa,” which meant “puckered up,” probably because the Ojibwe traditionally wore moccasins with a puckered seam across the top.
Name(s) of Tribe: Chippewa, also known as Ojibwe or Anishinabe. ( Ojibwe and Chippewa are actually even the same word, just pronounced differently with accent).
Ojibwa, also spelled Ojibwe or Ojibway, also called Chippewa, self-name Anishinaabe, Algonquian-speaking North American Indian tribe who lived in what are now Ontario and Manitoba, Can., and Minnesota and North Dakota, U.S., from Lake Huron westward onto the Plains.
NCSL Contact. The following state-by-state listing of Indian tribes or groups are federally recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), there are currently 574 federally recognized tribes.
When Europeans first started exploring Minnesota, the region was inhabited primarily by tribes of Dakota, with the Ojibwa (sometimes called Chippewa, or Anishinaabe) beginning to migrate westward into the state around 1700. (Other sources suggest the Ojibwe reached Minnesota by 1620 or earlier.)
In the state of Minnesota there are 11 sovereign American Indian nations comprised of seven Ojibwe (Chippewa, Anishinaabe) federally recognized reservations, and four Sioux (Dakota) communities.
There are seven original clans: Crane, Loon, Bear, Fish, Marten, Deer and Bird.
“Aaniin” (or “Aanii” in Odawa and some nearby communities) is often used as a greeting.
They are known to us today as the Wendat (also known as Huron,) Neutral-Wenro, Erie, Laurentian (or St. Lawrence Iroquoian,) Susquehannock, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, Tuscarora, Nottaway, and Cherokee.