Chippewa Indians Research

Chippewa (popular adaptation of Ojibway, ‘to roast till puckered up,’ referring, to the puckered seam on their moccasins; from ojib ‘to pucker up,’ ub-way ‘to roast’). One of the largest tribes North of Mexico, whose range was formerly along both shores of Lake Huron and Superior, extending across Minnesota Turtle Mountains, North Dakota. Read More..

Chippewa Indian Biographies

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Chippewa Indian Cemeteries

Chippewa Indian Census

Chippewa Indian Church Records

Chippewa Indian Court Records

Federal Recognized Tribes




Genealogy Help Pages

Chippewa Indian History

Chippewa Indian Land, Land Allotments and Maps

Index to the L’anse Reservation Allotments

Indian Land Patents

Chippewa Indian  Language

Chippewa Indian Legends

Chippewa Indian Military

Chippewa Indian Newspapers/Obituaries

Sarah Froberg

Ronald Paul “Co Chee” Gardner

Harriet C. Geroux

Alice Hadden

Wm “Boyzie” Jondreau

Roger Raymond Kauppila

Patricia Ann Kemppainen

Carol Kay

Darwin L. Kroupa

David D. Kroupa

Helen Ruth Lindahl

Clifford Loonsfoot

Marion L. Lucas

Helen Madosh

Wm ‘Bill’ Mayo

Gary Miller

Lawrence E. Miller

Elizior C. Morin

Russell T. Nesberg Sr

Evelyn Onkala

Louis Picard, Sr

John M. Piskorz

Rease Premeau

Randal K. Rantanen

Bernard “Bernie” Reffruschinni

Violet Robinson

John T. Steadman, Sr.

Raymond G. Trevillion, Jr

Onnie “Martha” Virta

Other Tribes

The list of tribes and organizations below are not federally recognized. Many of them are state recognized organizations only or working towards federal recognition. We do not have the resources to check the validity of each and every organization and expect that you should before attempting to join or send a monetary contribution. We will provide a listing for any Native American organization or tribe.

Chippewa Indian Reservations



Chippewa Indian Surnames

Chippewa Treaties

Suggested Reading

History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts – the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.


AccessGenealogy. Tribal Genealogy Research: Directory of online resources for specific tribes. Web. 2009-2013.

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