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The Council of Three Fires, also known as the People of the Three Fires, was a long-standing Anishinaabe alliance of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Native American tribes and First Nations. Anishinaabe is a self-description often used by people belonging to the indigenous Odawa, Ojibwe, and Algonkin peoples of North America, who share closely related Algonkian languages. ... For other uses of Chippewa, see Chippewa (disambiguation). ... The Ottawa (also Odawa, Odaawa, Outaouais, or Trader) are a Native American and First Nations people. ... Rain dance, Kansas, c. ... A Hupa man, 1923 The term indigenous peoples of the Americas encompasses the inhabitants of the Americas before the arrival of the European explorers in the 15th century, as well as many present-day ethnic groups who identify themselves with those historical peoples. ... Carved mask in Vancouver First Nations is a term of ethnicity used in Canada. ...


This alliance fought against the Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux. The Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the League of Peace and Power) is a group of First Nations/Native Americans. ... The Sioux (also: Lakota) are a Native American people. ...


External links

  • Confederacy of Three Fires: A History of the Anishinabek Nation

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Council of Three Fires - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (114 words)
The Council of Three Fires, also known as the People of the Three Fires, was a long-standing Anishinaabe alliance of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Native American tribes and First Nations.
This alliance fought against the Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux.
Confederacy of Three Fires: A History of the Anishinabek Nation
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