- a member of a North American Indian tribe that inhabits northwestern Canada between Hudson Bay and the Rocky Mountains.
- the Athabaskan language spoken by the Chipewyan.
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We join Chief Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) tribe for dinner.Our Trip to The Climate War's Ground Zero
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“Hail them in the Chipewyan tongue,” said Mackenzie, as the canoes touched the beach.The Pioneers
It is that of a young Chipewyan who lost his wife in her first pregnancy.Through the Mackenzie Basin
Chipewyan is a bird paradise; the whole woods are vocal to-day.
It is August 6th at Chipewyan, and once again we are at the parting of the ways.
Our way back on the Grahame to Chipewyan is not without adventure.