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Lake Superior Chippewa

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They did not migrate to the Lake Superior region in the 1500s. Ojibway authors from the 19th century wrote of the Chippewa's forcing their way east from the west. George Copway wrote that the Chippewa's from the Minnesota region, commenced to colonize the land east of Lake Superior and north of Lake Huron, around 1634 and 1635. They had to fight the Lakota who contested the Chippewa military advance which either means the Lakota lived between the Chippewa's of Minnesota and Chippewa's from Michigan, or the Lakota invaded from the south.
William W. Warren wrote that the Chippewa's waged a war against the Lakota of Minnesota in the early 17th century. Warren learned the Chippewa's counted one generation as being 40 years. Read his book carefully. Either the Chippewa's were forcing their way east from North Dakota or even Montana, west to Lake Superior, or an unknown event has been lost which could have provided the details of this Chippewa military advance to the east. Warren also wrote that the Chippewa's forced their way to the east from the west.
Of the Chippewa Districts, the '''Lake Superior Chippewa District '''may have been the oldest. On the west was the [[Pembina_Band_of_Chippewa_IndiansPembina Band of Chippewa Indians]] District. To their northwest was the [[Saulteaux_IndiansSaulteaux Indians]] District and to the west of the Pembina Chippewa's District was the [[Little_Shell_Band_of_Chippewa_IndiansLittle Shell Band of Chippewa Indians,_MontanaMontana]] District.
Throughout the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, the '''Lake Superior Chippewa's '''were constantly at war against the whites and their Indian allies. By the late 19th century and early 20th century, they had signed treaties with Canada and the United States, which ceded land and established Reservations.
==== Brief History ====
'''16th century:'''
First contact with the whites probably happened in Quebec. It was not peaceful. Ojibway leaders knew from prophecy that the whites had evil intentions. And following prophecy they did let the whites let it be known the intentions of the whites. They quickly realized the intentions of the whites were evil. In either the 1530s or 1540s, the Dutch and French established trading posts in Quebec and New York. They were destroyed and the whites forced to leave the area.
'''17th century:'''
Very early in the 17th century the white confederation invaded eastern North America. England had overthrown either a non white rule at England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales or a possible other scenario prevented England from invading the America's.. By the 1580s, England had been freed from the foe which controlled them. England quickly joined the other white nations who were invading the America's. They were the Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedes.
They formed alliances with non Algonquian Indians and launched a massive military campaign around 1629. From Florida to Quebec, the white confederation and their Indian allies had driven the eastern Chippewa's to near Lake Michigan. However, the Lake Superior Chippewa's were reinforced with large numbers of Chippewa soldiers from the west. They eventually drove the whites and their Indian allies back towards the Atlantic Coast.
By the 1660s, the white nations had agreed to merge with England. Back in Europe, the foe which had controlled England in the 16th century, was probably powerful enough to continue to flex their might in western Europe. The island of England was carefully fortified by the white confederation, who used the island as a military base to continue their invasion to the America's. France controlled southeastern Quebec, while England controlled New England to North Carolina. Spain controlled South Carolina to Florida. The region between Texas and Florida was controlled by each England, France, and Spain.
'''18th century:'''
Wars became more deadly as the 18th century progressed. In the first half of the 18th century, the Chippewa's kept the whites and their Indian allies confined along the coasts. By the 1760s, the whites led by England were forcing their way west. England commenced to build trading posts inland from Hudson Bay in 1774. After the Battle of Fallen Timbers, the leaders of the '''Lake Superior Chippewa '''agreed to accept peace and cede land.
'''19th century:'''
In 1811, the English invaded Indiana which started the War of 1812. The '''Lake Superior Chippewa '''could not defeat the whites. After the war they ceded more land. Large numbers of '''Lake Superior Chippewa '''followed prophecy and migrated to the north, west, and south. Many stayed in their original land around the Great Lakes including in New York State. ==== Reservations ==== Bois Forte (Nett Lake) Reservation Grand Portage Reservation Fond du Lac Reservation Mille Lacs Reservation Bad River Reservation Red Cliff Reservation Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation Lac du Flambeau Reservation St. Croix Reservation Menominee Reservation Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation Sokaogan Reservation Forest County Reservation Ho-Chunk Reservation Oneida Reservation (Wisconsin) Hannahville Reservation L'Anse Reservation Ontonagon Reservation Keweenaw Bay Reservation Sault Ste. Marie Reservation<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1373072413953_444" /> Little Traverse Bay Reservation Grand Traverse Reservation Little RIver Reservation Isabelle Reservation Huron Reservation Pokagon Reservation Allegany Reservation Cattaraugas Reservation Oil Springs Reservation Oneida Reservation (New York) Onondaga Reservation Poospatuck Reservation St. Regis Reservation Shinnecock Reservation Tonawanda Reservation Tuscarora Reservation Batchewana Thessalon Mississauga Serpent River Sagamok Whitefish River Zhiibaahaasing Sheshegwaning M'Chigeeng Sheguiandah Aundeck Omni Wikwemikong Chippewas of Nawash Saugeen Beausoleil Chippewas of Rama Chippewas of Georgina Island Scugog Island Alderville Hiawatha Curve Lake Bay of Quinte Mohawks Wahta Mohawk Moose Deer Point Wausauksing Shawanaga Magnetawan Henvey Inlet Dokis Nipissing Atikameksheng Wahnapitae Temagami Pikwakanagan Mattagami Matachewan Flying Post Brunswick House Chapleau 74A Chapleau 75 Missanabie Michipicoten Wahgoshig Taykwa Tagomou Moose Factory Moosonee Albany Kashechewan Attawapiskat Pic Mobert Pic River Pays Plat Red Rock Fort William Lac Des Mille Lacs Lac La Croix Seine River Nigigoonsiminikaning Couchiching Naicatchewenin Rainy River Eagle Lake Wabigoon Lake Lac Seul Ojibway of Saugeen Mishkeegogamang Slate Falls Cat Lake

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