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  Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Then occupied by Dakota Indians, Lac du Flambeau was contested by the Dakota and the Chippewa, migrating westward, for about 150 years, because of its vital wild-rice fields and its position at the crossroads of the Montreal River-Wisconsin River route and the Big Bear River-Flambeau River-Chippewa River route to the Mississippi.
The Lac du Flambeau area was in the Lincoln County until 1893, when Vilas County was created.
Flambeau township, was established June 5, 1900, extended to the Michigan line.
www.lacduflambeauchamber.com /culture.htm   (1755 words)

  
  Lac du Flambeau (town), Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lac du Flambeau is a town in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States.
The land base of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is located within the town and also consists of a large portion of the town.
There is also a census-designated place called Lac du Flambeau created for statistical purposes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lac_du_Flambeau_(town),_Wisconsin   (412 words)

  
 Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
The major community located within the boundaries of the reservation is the Town of Lac du Flambeau, located in the approximate center of the reservation area.
The Lac du Flambeau Reservation was established with the treaty of September 30, 1854.
The population of Lac du Flambeau is approximately 2,400, with a Native American population of 1,420.
www.glitc.org /pages/ldfblsc.html   (391 words)

  
 Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
LAC DU FLAMBEAU BAND OF CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS OF THE LAC du FLAMBEAU BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA INDIANS OF WISCONSIN
The jurisdiction of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin shall extend to the territory within the original confines of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation as defined pursuant to the treaty dated September 30, 1854 (10 Stat.
thorpe.ou.edu /IRA/lacduflamcons.html   (3411 words)

  
 Lac du Flambeau
Lac du Flambeau is located in the southwest corner of Vilas County and a small part of the southeast corner of Iron County.
Lac du Flambeau's major industry is tourism and the population nearly quadruples in the summer months.
Lac du Flambeau means place where they search for fish by torchlight, which comes from the French who came to the area and saw the Ojibwe fishing with torches.
www.wistravel.com /lacduflambeau-visitorinfo.htm   (364 words)

  
 Lac du Flambeau Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
We would like to invite you to experience the Lac du Flambeau heritage by sampling our succulent organic strawberries from the Golden Eagle Farm, find comfort in the traditionally harvested wild rice, and you can’t forget the mouthwatering Fry Bread.
Experience those gifts on one of our 260 lakes, paddle our 71 miles of rivers and streams or catch glimpses of wildlife and the many birding opportunities on the Powell Marsh, 28,000 acres of wetlands designated by the state as one of the top birding destinations in Wisconsin.
The Lac du Flambeau Chamber of Commerce is located at 602 Peace Pipe Road in downtown Lac du Flambeau.
www.lacduflambeauchamber.com /index.html   (405 words)

  
 WDNR - Outdoors and Conservation News (April 9, 1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Lac du Flambeau band has traditionally been the most active in terms of spearfishing, with their annual harvest declarations frequently accounting for as much as two-thirds of the total Chippewa declaration.
Other Chippewa bands, including the Bad River and Mole Lake Sokaogan this year contributed to the agreement by working to assure their own declarations on lakes jointly-declared with the Lac du Flambeau are consistent with issuance of a three-fish daily bag limit.
The Chippewa declared a spring spearfishing harvest of 40,301 walleyes from 254 ceded territory lakes, which is about 14,000 fewer than 1996 quotas, and about 6,000 fewer walleye than the average for tribal declarations over the past 10 years.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/news/on/1997/on970409.htm   (3276 words)

  
 Court, PTT Sept 1 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Fred Ackley from the Mole Lake Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the Hon.
Alice Soulier from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the Hon.
Lac du Flambeau elder Ernie St. Germaine marked the ceremony with a traditional smudging.
www.fcpotawatomi.com /sept_01_05/court.html   (920 words)

  
 02-2546   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He contends the circuit court incorrectly concluded that the Vilas County zoning administrator could not issue a permit while the certiorari appeal of a previous denial of the same permit was pending.
Strawberry Island is a twenty-six-acre island in Flambeau Lake, which is located within the Lac du Flambeau reservation.
Under this doctrine, courts will, as a matter of discretion, rather than obligation, defer to the assertion of jurisdiction or give effect to the judgments of other states or sovereigns out of mutual respect and for the purpose of furthering the orderly administration of justice.
www.courts.state.wi.us /html/ca/02/02-2546.htm   (2666 words)

  
 ICT [2006/02/17]  Scanlan: Lac du Flambeau: Power to protect reservation waters a benefit to all
The band requested that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant it the authority to develop standards for the lakes, rivers and wetlands on the reservation.
With 260 lakes, 71 miles of streams and rivers, and 24,000 acres of wetlands, about half of the surface area of the reservation is water.
The interconnected waters of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation are shared by everyone, including the non-tribal members who comprise 40 percent of the population there.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=1096412474   (478 words)

  
 CSUMC/lac du flambeau elders project
The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures’ first book publication, Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders, is a collection of interviews with fifteen elders of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in northern Wisconsin.
In the 1996 Lac du Flambeau Oral History Project, the genesis of the book, I wanted to tap those oral traditions to create a living history that might otherwise be lost.
Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders realizes the final dream of that project, and I feel honored that it will be the first book published in the CSUMC series.
csumc.wisc.edu /newsletter/flam.htm   (639 words)

  
 Project on Chippewa Reservation Leads to Better Health Outcomes
The Evidence-Based Clinical Management of Patients with Chronic Conditions Project was a partnership between the Peter Christiansen Health Center of the Lac du Flambeau Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa and the University of Wisconsin Medical School, which contributed to the project on a contractual basis with the center.
These included the Lac du Flambeau Chapter of the Relay for Life, which raised $27,153 in 2003, and an Employee Wellness Program that provides health education materials, pedometers and body mass index/blood pressure monitoring for over 30 members.
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin (Lac du Flambeau, WI)
www.rwjf.org /portfolios/resources/grantsreport.jsp?filename=041274.htm&iaid=142   (1953 words)

  
 Tribal/Indian bands license plates-Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
License plates are issued by Wisconsin Indian tribes and bands to members and non-members who reside on the reservation.
Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
www.dot.state.wi.us /drivers/plateguide/tribal.htm   (259 words)

  
 Pesticides in Surface Water, Bed Sediment, and Ground Water Adjacent to Commercial Cranberry Bogs, Lac du Flambeau ...
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are interested in maintaining the quality of the lakes in and around the Reservation and understanding which anthropogenic activities may have an effect on that quality because the health of the lakes is important to the economic and cultural health of the Tribe.
The water budget is complex, but generally indicates that the Corn Lakes were the main water supply for the cranberry bogs east of the lakes and the Trout River (which flows north to northwest near the study area) was the main supply of water for the bogs south and west of the Corn Lakes (fig.
For the Corn Lakes in 1999, large decreases in lake levels corresponded to multiple spring flooding of the cranberry bogs during March and April, fall harvest flooding in October, and winter flooding in December.
pubs.usgs.gov /sir/2005/5262   (8343 words)

  
 Indian Country Wisconsin - Wisconsin Tribal Communities
The modern Indian tribes of the western Great Lakes region have the largest remaining population of all tribes in the Woodlands area.
Despite changes wrought by contact with Euro-American cultures and societies, Native people in the Great Lakes region have maintained a strong sense of communal life and family organization and have persevered in many traditional ways of life while simultaneously accommodating themselves to American society and its economy.
While they are members of modern American society, Indian people of the Great Lakes have retained much of their culture, and remain a strong presence in local society today.
www.mpm.edu /wirp/ICW-05.html   (193 words)

  
 ICT [2003/09/09]  Economics Special: Tribal joint venture empowers rural communities in Wisconsin
LAC DU FLAMBEAU, Wis. - The Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Community, Inc. (NNEC, Inc.) is a unique joint venture among three tribes in northern Wisconsin and eight nearby municipalities, a partnership that is attempting to improve the quality of life in all of the participating communities by combating poverty.
Established in 1993, NNEC consists of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, with the surrounding non-Native communities of Arbor Vitae, Boulder Junction, Manitowish Waters, Minocqua, and Woodruff; the Menominee Nation and the town of Shawano; and the Sokaogan Mole Lake Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the town of Nashville.
It is not by chance that poverty and race are related on reservations and in rural areas in the United States.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=1063151331   (592 words)

  
 Grantees - Wisconsin (TYP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Lac du Flambeau Truancy Reduction Program will serve tribal youth from six to seventeen years of age, and reach approximately one hundred and forty youths each year.
The project is based on the Lac du Flambeau reservation in northern Wisconsin, and coordinated at the Family Resource Center, a community based service site.
State: WI Summary: The St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Tribal Youth Program expands on the goals and objectives of the TYP Mental Health Project, which is designed to give low-level juvenile offenders an opportunity to heal themselves, their victims, and the community through participation in the diversion program.
ojjdp.ncjrs.org /typ/states/wi.html   (1904 words)

  
 Corporate charter of the Lac Du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac Du Flambeau reservation ...
That any such agreement of pledge or assignment shall be subject to a referendum vote of the members of the Tribe residing on the Lac du Flambeau Reservation and the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or his duly authorized representative.
Submitted by the Secretary of the Interior for ratification by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation in a popular referendum to be held on May 8, 1937.
President of the Tribal Council of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ll/llnc/260/llnc260.sgm   (1473 words)

  
 Department of Administration - - - Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Department of Administration - - - Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Lac du Flambeau First Amendment with Two Memorandums of Understanding
www.doa.state.wi.us /pgsub_detail.asp?linksubcat2id=260   (70 words)

  
 STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grants: Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Tribe Domestic Abuse Program is a Native agency that provides shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, advocacy, counseling, referrals, and emergency transportation to Native American woman throughout the State of Wisconsin.
The Lac du Flambeau Domestic Abuse Program is a Native agency that provides shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, advocacy, counseling, referrals, and emergency transportation to Native American woman throughout the State of Wisconsin.
PURPOSE: The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians will develop and strengthen the tribal justice system's response to incidents of violence against Indian women and improve services to Indian women who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
www.usdoj.gov /ovw/map/indian/wivaiw.htm   (1526 words)

  
 Marshfield News Herald - Ho-Chunk tries to take control of its child support cases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The tribal courts also have access to per capita payments, the portion of casino profits that are distributed to tribal members each year, said Frances Whitfield, child support program manager for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
The Lac du Flambeau Band, with a reservation in Vilas County, took over child support enforcement in 1998, Whitfield said.
In Lac du Flambeau, case workers have helped delinquent parents develop work skills and find jobs.
www.wisinfo.com /newsherald/mnhlocal/280637132378460.shtml   (422 words)

  
 Marquette University | Athletics Nickname Decision
Great Lakes Inter-tribal Council is a consortium of federally recognized Indian tribes in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.
The role of GLITC has therefore changed from one of delivering services directly to the reservation community residents to one of assisting the member tribes in a delivery system of services and programs to back up and supplement the tribes' own service capacity.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
www.marquette.edu /omc/newsroom/nickname/naresources.shtml   (205 words)

  
 U.S. EPA Region 5: Solid Waste Grants Awarded to Tribes in Wisconsin
To develop and implement a source reduction plan; to conduct education, outreach, and follow-up home visits to encourage residential recycling; and to implement a composting educational program for yard waste.
To conduct education and outreach on solid waste management and waste prevention; to coordinate a community cleanup for two high visibility areas; to investigate an adopt-a-mile for the reservation; and to conduct a cost-benefit analysis to revise the transfer station plan of operation.
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa ($9,025)
www.epa.gov /reg5rcra/wptdiv/solidwaste/tgrwi.htm   (951 words)

  
 Lac du Flambeau Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
Our rich heritage is evident in our new downtown revitalization with animal tracks in the sidewalks, street lights that replicate birch bark torches, a new shopping district and ample park benches throughout downtown where you can sit back and take in all that we have to offer.
Lake of the Torches Resort and Casino is throwing their 10th Birthday Bash this year.
With all of this excitement you may need to take a break on one of our 260 lakes, paddle our 71 miles of rivers and streams or catch glimpses of wildlife and the many birding opportunities on 28,000 acres of wetlands designated by the state as one of the top birding destinations in Wisconsin.
www.lacduflambeauchamber.com   (337 words)

  
 Native American Tribes in Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
La Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation of Wisconsin
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin
Sokaogon Chippewa Community of the Mole Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Wisconsin
www.wildapache.net /NativeAmericanSite/pages/WI.html   (123 words)

  
 2003Highlights
Lac du Flambeau is a Native American community centered within the Indian Reservation of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
The banquet dinner presentation described the natural resource base of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, highlighting programs to protect and conserve its resources for present and future generations.
This presentation was made by Larry Wawronowicz, Deputy Administrator of Natural Resources, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and Brian Ganthier, a tribal member employed with the UW Extension at Flambeau.
www.awra.org /state/wisconsin/2003meeting/2003Highlights.htm   (521 words)

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