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Term: Ojibwe Indians

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Ojibwe Chief Obtossaway, 1903 WHI-23895

p>members of the Anishinabe confederacy, they entered northern Wisconsin ca. 1500 A.D.; today approximately 25,000 Ojibwe live on the Red Cliff, Bad River, Lac du Flambeau, Lac Court Oreilles, St. Croix, and Sokaogon (Mole Lake) reservations (see those terms for details)

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[Source: Loew, Patty. Indian Nations of Wisconsin (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2001); information about the Wisconsin bands is available from the Gt. Lakes Intertribal Council at http://www.glitc.org/]
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