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The Fighting Chippewa
   is the fight song of   
Central Michigan University
Chippewa National Forest
   is situated in   
Chippewa Park
   is situated in   
Thunder Bay, Ontario
   is the original tribal name of the   
Anishinaabe (original people). Today the Anishinaabe have two tribes Algonquin and Ojibway/Ojibwe/Chippewa. Ojibwe & Chippewa are the versions of the same word pronounced differently because of English versus French accents (placing an "O" in front of Chippewa results in the word "O'chippewa"). Ojibwe is used in Canada. While "Chippewa" is used in the U.S., it is not approved of by the Anishinabe people themselves. The word "Ojibwe," or "Chippewa," comes from the Algonquin word "otchipwa" (to pucker), referring to the distinctive puckered seam of Ojibwe moccasins.
Chippewa River
   runs through   
183 miles long
Central Michigan
   has the   
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

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