Native Americans who formerly inhabited the territory around Lake Superior in North America. The Ojibwa were hunters and fishers as well as subsistence farmers, and were constantly feuding with the Sioux. They also developed a unique form of picture-writing. During the 17th century they expanded their territory as far as North Dakota, and became one of the largest indigenous peoples of North America. Since the early 19th century they have been living on reservations in the states of North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Subjects: Literature — World History.