Definitions

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  • proper noun A people of the Arctic region of Canada.
  • proper noun The Athabaskan language of this people.

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Examples

  • But they dried their socks and smoked their evening pipes with much the same gusto as on their former visit, though one or two bold spirits speculated on desertion and the possibility of crossing the unexplored Rockies to the east, and thence, by the Mackenzie Valley, of gaining their old stamping-grounds in the Chippewyan Country.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • But they dried their socks and smoked their evening pipes with much the same gusto as on their former visit, though one or two bold spirits speculated on desertion and the possibility of crossing the unexplored Rockies to the east, and thence, by the Mackenzie Valley, of gaining their old stamping-grounds in the Chippewyan Country.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • He was an Indian from over on the edge of the Chippewyan country, but the trouble was, he'd picked up a smattering of the Scriptures.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • He was an Indian from over on the edge of the Chippewyan country, but the trouble was, he'd picked up a smattering of the Scriptures.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • Thou, Gowhee, hast a wife and children and a deer-skin lodge in the Chippewyan.

    THE WISDOM OF THE TRAIL

  • The Lubicon Cree should have been included in Treaty 8, between the federal government and the Cree, Beaver and Chippewyan peoples of northern Alberta and adjacent parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, a treaty negotiated in 1899 in order to open the North for gold prospecting.

    Dawg's Blawg

  • The Lubicon Cree should have been included in Treaty 8, between the federal government and the Cree, Beaver and Chippewyan peoples of northern Alberta and adjacent parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, a treaty negotiated in 1899 in order to open the North for gold prospecting.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • Now, I'm hearing similar stories for Plains Cree, Lakhota, Mikmaq and even for languages like Chippewyan.

    languagehat.com: THE FUTURE OF IRISH.

  • Chippewyan in charge of the lunatic on December 17, 1904, with the interpreter and two dog-trains.

    Policing the Plains Being the Real-Life Record of the Famous North-West Mounted Police

  • It is made up of different tribes and languages-Cree, Beaver, Slavi, Chippewyan-and they were scattered about in different groups in that great north land of forests, lakes, mountains, and prairies.

    The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future

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