Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Chippewas of Sarnia)
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
The Aamjiwnaang First Nation (formally known as Chippewas of Sarnia) is a First Nations community of about 2400 Chippewa (Ojibwe) Aboriginal peoples (850 of which live on Reserve). We are located on the St. Clair River, 3 miles south of the southern tip of Lake Huron in the city limits of Sarnia southwestern Ontario, Canada – just across the United States border from Port Huron, Michigan.
For more details consult their website at https://www.aamjiwnaang.ca/history/.
Our heritage language is Ojibwa.
The name Aamjiwnaang, (pronounced am-JIN-nun) means “at the spawning stream.”