The Ojibwe/Chippewa Tribe

Original person

Past History

The Ojibwe used to live in the southern United States. Their old problem was their transportation. Their transportation was very slow because they travelled by boat.



http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm




Present History

The Ojibwe tribe lives in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and southern Canada. Their problem is that some people speak English and some people speak the Ojibwe language.


http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm



Food

The Woodland Ojibwe eat food from farms. They also eat wild rice and corn.

The Plains Ojibwe eat animal meat and buffalo meat. On special holidays they have a special desert called pumpkin bread.

http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm

Clothing

Women wear long dresses with removable sleeves. Men wear breech clothes with leggings. They wear moccasins.

http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm

Homes

The Ojibwe make their homes out of birch wood. Their houses are called Waginoguns or Wigwams.


http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm

Tools

The Ojibwe uses stone . They make stone tools out of stone and wood. They make their tools by chipping stones.

http://www.nativetech.org/scenes/stonetools.html

Games

Ojibwe kids play hoop and dart. Dart is when you use a dart and throw it at a board. Hoop is when you have a little ball and you have a big handle with a big net at the end. You try to get the ball in the net.

http://www.bigorrin.org/chippewa_kids.htm

Interesting facts

1. Kids had dolls and toys back in the past.

2. They had a clan system.

3.there are nearly 150 different bands in Chippewa.

http://en.copain.ca/libray/learning/chikken/page23.htm