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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 460 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHIPEWYAN. Athabaskan. About 3000 in the region S. of Lake Some Canadian- Coming to be more influenced by the Writings of Petitot, Legoff, Morice Athabaska, N.W. Canada. French admix- whites. Reached by Catholic (see Babines), &c.; Morice, An- ture. missions. thropos, 1906-1907, and Ann. Arch. Rep. Ontario, 1905. CHIPPEWA Algonkian. About 18,000 in Ontario, Manitoba, Much French and Good progress. Many Indians quite Warren, Minn. Mist. Soc. Coll., 1885; (Ojibwa) &c.; nearly the same number in English admix- equal to average whites of neigh- Blackbird, Ottawa and Chippewa the United States (Michigan, tore in various bourhood. Among the Canadian Indians (1887); W. Jones, Ann. Wisconsin, Minnesota, N. Dakota). regions. Chippewa the Methodists, Catho- Arch. Rep. Ontario, 1905; Hugolin, lies and Anglicans are well repre- Congr. int. d. Amer. (Quebec, 1906); sented; among those in the United P. Jones, Hist. Ojebway Inds. (1861). States the Catholics and Episco- palians chiefly, also Methodists, Lutherans, &c. A number of native ministers.
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