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By the 1700s the Ojibwa, aided with guns, had succeeded in pushing the Fox south into Wisconsin.
Ojibwa and Sioux fighting extended over a 100-year period until separate reservations were established.
This name, as with other names chosen by the peoples in question, is the preferred term.The Anishinabe acquired the names Ojibwa and Chippewa from French traders. In 1951, Inez Hilger noted that more than 70 different names were used for Ojibwa in written accounts (M.The English preferred to use Chippewa or Chippeway, names typically employed on the treaties with the British government and later with the U. Inez Hilger, Chippewa Child Life and Its Cultural Background [originally published, 1951; reprinted, St Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1992], p. There are several explanations for the derivation of the word "Ojibwa." Some say it is related to the word "puckered" and that it refers to a distinctive type of moccasin that high cuffs and a puckered seam.According to the 1990 census, the Ojibwa were the third-largest Native group (with a population of 104,000), after the Cherokee (308,000) and the Navajo (219,000).Federally recognized Ojibwa reservations are found in Minnesota (Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, Nett Lake [Bois Forte Band], Red Lake, and White Earth), Michigan (Bay Mills Indian Community, Grande Traverse, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Saginaw, and Sault Sainte Marie), Wisconsin (Bad River, Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Mole Lake or Sokaogan Chippewa Community, Red Cliff, and St.