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[Anishinaabe, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Chippewa]

A Native American tribe living principally in the western woodlands area of the United States and Canada, including portions of what is now Ontario, Manitoba, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and northern Michigan, having migrated from the eastern shores of Lake Superior beginning in the 17th century. Culturally they belong to the central Algonquian family and speak a language related to Odawa, Menominee, Potawatomi, and Cree.

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