chipewyan chipewyan

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the Athapaskan people living in western Canada between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay
  2. (n) the language spoken by the Chipewyan

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News

  • Alberta’s Oil Sands Bring Jobs, Services and Despair

    Activists taking part in the annual 'Healing Walk' through the tar sands site in Fort McMurray, Canada, call for the expansion of the energy project to end. (Credit: Keepers of the Athabasca) NEW YORK - “First the bugs began to disappear,” says Eriel Deranger, spokesperson for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. read more
    on August 6, 2013     Source: CommonDreams.org

Quotes

  1. "The Government of Canada seeks to ensure a safe, efficient and affordable airports system to serve Canadians well into the future," said Mr. Jean. "With these funds, Fort Chipewyan will be able to improve safety at the airport and protect...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Brian Jean Source: Truck News

  2. "Tent cities and cancer in Fort Chipewyan does not represent healthy communities," said Mason.
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Brian Mason Source: Edmonton Sun

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