Central Michigan University Chippewas

​​You see this phrase on clothing and hear it announced at sporting events.

But Chippewas is so much more than a tag line or athletics nickname.

The Chippewas name refers to a proud, honorable, and respectful people who today live throughout the United States and Canada.

When you move to Mount Pleasant, your community neighbor will be the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. Learning about another culture will help you to know which values and objects are important to that culture and how to properly respect those traditions.

This is why all CMU students and community members are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities that CMU and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe offer to help them learn more about the traditions, cultures, heritage, and wisdom of the Chippewa and other indigenous people.

This site is your first such opportunity.​