Native Americans: Michigan Resources

Tribal Nations in North America / Turtle Island

Tribes and Bands in Michigan

The Three Fires Confederacy is an alliance of the Chippewa (Ojibwe / Ojibwa), Ottawa (Odawa), and Potawatomi / Pottawatomi (Bodéwadmi / Bodowadomi). Tribal Nations in the Great Lakes region are also known as the Anishinaabe, Anishinaabeg, Anishnabek, Neshnibek, Neshnabek, Original or True People or Spontaneous Beings. Anishinaabemowin language resources.

The Ojibwe are known as the Keepers of Tradition, the Odawa as the Keepers of the Trade, and the Potawatomi as the Keepers of the Fire.

We have kept to the bands' spelling below.



Michigan People of the Three Fires' works in the GVSU Libraries

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