Rocky Boy Tribe
Chippewa Indians of

O-Chi-Chak-ko-Sipi First Nation

This Saulteaux Ojibway First Nation is a part of the Kinistin Band of Ojibwa's. Population according to 2011 census, is 503. That does not include off-Reserve population. They have no organized settlements at O-Chi-chak-ko-sippi. They incorrectly use the Cree word for Crane which is Ot-chit-chak. Ojibway word for Crane is Ad-jid-jad. Correct name in Ojibway for this Ojibway Reserve is Ad-ji-ja-do Sip-pi. All housing units which number 130, are located along roads within the Reserve including Highway 481 where about half of the housing units are located, and a couple other roads. Average household size is about 3.9 persons per household at O-Chi-chak-ko-sippi. Ojibwa is yet spoken at O-Chi-chak-ko-sippi yet not widely. About 50 people at O-Chi-chak-ko-sippi speak Ojibway. O-Chi-chak-ko-sippi Ojibwa's are closely related to the Swan River Band of Ojibwa's who are the Cote, Keeseekoose, Pine Creek, Sapotaweyak, The Key, Wuskwi Sipihk and Yellow Quill. They are also closely related to the Waterhen or Skownan Ojibwa's and Ebb & Flow Ojibwa's. They signed Treaty 2 on August 21, 1871. They were classed as being fron Crane River and Ebb & Flow.

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