Readers ask: Bad river tribe?

Readers ask: Bad river tribe?

How did the Bad River get its name?

The Bad River name comes from a region of northern Wisconsin that played a significant role in my family history. They were the first to give the river its name – Mashkiziibi, or Swampy River – which French explorers translated as “ Bad ” River.

Where is the Bad River?

It is located along Wisconsin’s northern most coast of Lake Superior – the largest freshwater lake in the world. Bad River Chippewa have been living in this area for thousands of years, although the present Bad River Reservation was established by a treaty in 1854 with the United States Government.

Is the Bad River Casino Open?

Located in the Bad River Lodge and Casino. Open daily 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Where are the Ojibwe tribe from?

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.

What is Dodems?

DODEM is Anishinabem (Ojibwe) meaning ‘clan’ and KANONHSA is Kenienkaha (Mohawk) meaning ‘lodge’, and is transcribed in cree syllabics.

How do you say hello in Ojibwe?

“Aaniin” (or “Aanii” in Odawa and some nearby communities) is often used as a greeting.

What are the 7 Ojibwe clans?

There are seven original clans: Crane, Loon, Bear, Fish, Marten, Deer and Bird.

Does the Ojibwa tribe still exist?

The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, Chippewa, or Saulteaux are an Anishinaabe people in what is currently southern Canada and the northern Midwestern United States. 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.

Harold Plumb

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