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  • The boots are named after the Chippewa Indians from Wisconsin.

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  • The name is a Chippewa word meaning "first" or "he goes before," and is said to have been chosen at the request of the Pioneer Iron Company as an equivalent for "Pioneer."

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  • The Devils Lake Reservation and the Turtle Mountain Chippewa are both under the Fort Totten School, which is on the Devils Lake Reservation.

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  • An important step was taken in 1844, when a cession of the region on the south shore of Lake Superior was obtained from the Chippewa Indians.

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  • Here was buried the Chippewa chief, Hole-in-the-Day (c. 1827-1868), or Bagwunagijik, who succeeded his father, also named Holein-the-Day, as head chief of the Chippewas in 1846.

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  • Their attack on the Niagara peninsula led to hot fighting at Chippewa (July 5) and Lundy's Lane (July 25), the first a success for the Americans, the second a drawn battle.

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  • The name is probably derived from a Chippewa word, muskeg or muskeg, meaning "grassy bog," still used in that sense in north-western America.

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  • The Indians 3 include representatives of the Menominee (1487 in 1909), Stockbridge and Munsee (582) tribes under the Keshena School, Chippewa under the Lac du Flambeau School (705) and the La Pointe School (4453), Oneida (2259) under the Oneida 1 The Fox and Wisconsin rivers are separated at Portage by a distance of only 2 m.

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  • Among the many different tribes were the Sioux, Chippewa, Kickapoo, Menominee, Mascoutin, Potawatomi, Winnebago, and Sauk and Foxes.

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  • In 1712 the slaughter of a band of Foxes near Detroit was the signal for hostilities which lasted almost continuously until 1740, 1 and in which every tribe in the Wisconsin country was sooner or later involved either in alliance with the Foxes or with the French; the Chippewa, always hostile to the Foxes, the Potawatomi and the Menominee sided with the French.

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  • With Oliver Wolcott and Richard Butler he negotiated a treaty with the Six Nations, signed at Fort Stanwix on the 22nd of October 1784, and with George Clark and Richard Butler a treaty with the Wyandot, Delaware, Chippewa and Ottawa Indians, signed at Ft.

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  • Grand Portage Passage Official site of the annual sled dog races held by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

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  • Located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, this village is open from November 23 until January 1, 2007.

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  • It's interesting to note that many of the common names of some of the larger tribes, such as the Chippewa and the Blackfoot, refer to the designs of their moccasins!

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  • If you need a pair of rugged work boots, look no farther than Chippewa Boots.

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  • Crafted by hand in the USA since 1901, Chippewa Boots have long been a popular choice for those who work hard.

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  • Since then, Chippewa has expanded its collection to include boots for both men and women, and offers a range of styles to meet the demands of today's workforce and people's active lifestyles.

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  • Chippewa prides itself on making some of the most durable and dependable boots on the market.

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  • Chippewa incorporates unique features into every boot it produces.

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  • Chippewa takes pride in the fact that its boots are handcrafted from the highest quality materials.

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  • To see how the boots are made, check out the video featured on Chippewa's website that gives an inside look of the bootmaking process.

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  • Chippewa Boots come in a range of styles for both men and women.

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  • Chippewa has an online video demonstrating the Snake Boot test.

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  • Other styles of boots featured by Chippewa include hiking boots, utility boots, safety toe boots and country boots.

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  • Just about any activity you can take part in has a Chippewa boot to fit its demands.

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  • Retailers that specialize in work and safety wear may carry a selection of Chippewa Boots.

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  • Chippewa also features a boot giveaway contest on its site that gives people the opportunity to win a pair of boots for free.

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  • The opening of the Chippewa lands in the northwest and the coming of peace marked the beginning of a new period of rapid growth, the Federal census of 1870 showing a population of 439,706, or a gain of 75.8% in five years.

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  • In October 1898 there was an uprising of the Pillager band of Chippewa Indians at Leech Lake, which was quelled by the prompt action of Federal troops.

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