The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, Chippewa, or Saulteaux are an Anishinaabe people of Canada and the United States. They are one of the biggest indigenous peoples north of the Rio Grande. In Canada, they are the second-biggest First Nations group. The only group bigger are the Cree. In the United States, they have the fifth-biggest number of people among Native American peoples. The only groups bigger are the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw and Sioux.
Pre-contact distribution of Ojibwe-speaking people
|170,742 in United States (2010)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Canada (Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta)|
United States (Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota)
|English, Ojibwe, French|
|Midewiwin, Catholicism, Methodism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Odawa, Potawatomi, Saulteaux, Oji-Cree, and other Algonquian peoples|
most of the Ojibwe people live in the 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. As of 2010[update], the US census says that there are 170,742 Ojibwe people.
- "CDC - American - Indian - Alaska - Native - Populations - Racial - Ethnic - Minorities - Minority Health". 2 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 December 2012.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ojibwe.|
- Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
- Chief Buffalo and Benjamin Armstrong
- Ojibwe culture and history, a lengthy and detailed discussion
- Kevin L. Callahan's An Introduction to Ojibway Culture and History
- Ojibwe Song Pictures, recorded by Frances Desmore
- Ojibwe People's Dictionary
- Ojibwa migration through Manitoba
- Wiigwaasi-Jiimaan: These Canoes Carry Culture—Short documentary featuring the building of an Anishinaabe-Ojibwe birchbark canoe in Wisconsin.
- Nindoodemag: The Significance of Algonquian Kinship Networks in the Eastern Great Lakes Region, 1600–1701
- Ojibwe Waasa-Inaabidaa—PBS documentary featuring the history and culture of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes (United States-focused).
- Ojibwe migratory map from Ojibwe Waasa-Inaabidaa
- Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture - Chippewa
- 1836 Chippewa-Ottawa Resource Authority
- Grand Council of Treaty #3
- Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways
- Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
- Mississaugi First Nation
- Southeast Tribal Council
- Wabun Tribal Council
- Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa from the Public Radio Exchange