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  WISCONSIN - LoveToKnow Article on WISCONSIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
It is bounded on the E. by Lake Michigan, on the N. by the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Lake Superior, on the W. by Minnesota and Iowa, and on the S. by Illinois.
The principal quarries are in Dodge, Green Lake (a flish granite is quarried at Utley and a pinkish rhyolite at Berlin), Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Sauk, Waupaca and Waushara counties.
Milwaukee is one of the leading lake ports, and is the only port of entry in the state; its imports were valued at $796,285 in 1899 and at $4,493,635 in 1909, and its exports at $2726 in 1899 and at $244,890 in 1909.
84.1911encyclopedia.org /W/WI/WISCONSIN.htm   (10969 words)

 Ojibwa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ojibwa or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway or Anishinabek) are the third-largest group of Native Americans/First Nations in the United States, surpassed only by Cherokee and Navajo.
Most Ojibwa, except for the Plains bands, lived a sedentary lifestyle, engaging in fishing, hunting, the farming of maize and squash, and the harvesting of Manoomin (wild rice).
Several bands of Ojibwe cooperate in the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission which manages their treaty hunting and fishing rights.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chippewa   (929 words)

 Mille Lacs Band Statutes Annotated, Title 2 - Band Governmental Power and Sovereignty
The Band Assembly hereby declares that the United States of America is possessed of a legal and moral obligation to guarantee usufructuary rights of members of the Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians by virtue of Congress ratification of the Treaty of 1837.
The Band Assembly hereby declares that members of the Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians are culturally heavily dependent on hunting, fishing, and the gathering of wild rice as vital to the continuance of a cultural existence in the ceded territory.
The Band Assembly hereby declares that it is the policy of the Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians that the exercise of this treaty right shall be in accordance with culturally established principles of conservation.
www.narf.org /nill/Codes/mlcode/mltitle2govpow.htm   (8032 words)

 Minnesota's Top Fishing Lakes Including Lake Winnibigoshish
The north side of the lake is full of structured weed beds which are attractive to the lakes northern pike, perch and crappie.
Sand Lake is a 4,328 acre naturally fed lake with a maximum depth of 70 feet, a median depth of 17 feet, and 19.9 miles of beautiful shoreline, all nestled in the Chippewa National Forest.
The lake has a maximum depth of 130 feet and a median depth of 33.9 ft. There is tremendous structure on this lake including rock piles, sandy bays and areas of thick vegetation.
www.mnfishingpros.com /area_lakes.htm   (2730 words)

 Ojibwa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Chippewa, are an important group of Native Americans/First Nations about equally divided between the United States and Canada.
According to their own tradition, they came from the east, advancing along the Great Lakes, and had their first settlement in their present country at Sault Sainte Marie and Shaugawaumikong (French Chegoimegon) on the southern shore of Lake Superior, near the present or Bayfield, Wisconsin.
By the end of the eighteenth century the Chippewa were the nearly unchallenged owners of almost all of present-day Michigan, northern Wisconsin, and Minnesota, including most of the Red River area and extending westward to the of North Dakota, together with the entire northern shores of Lakes Huron and Superior on the Canadian side.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ojibwe   (771 words)

 Casino Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Ojibwa or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway) are the third-largest group of Native Americans in the United States, surpassed only by Cherokee and Navajo.
Warring with the Dakota and the Fox, and newly armed by the French, they drove the Fox from northern Wisconsin and pushed the Dakota across the Mississippi.
Their typical dwelling was the waaginogan, made of birch bark, juniper bark and willow saplings.
www.casinoencyclopedia.com /index.php?title=Chippewa   (474 words)

 WER: Expedition through the Upper Mississippi
We were pleased on observing the military boat, used by Lieutenant Allen on the lake, safely moored, with its sails and tackle, within the mouth of the river, having been brought down, agreeably to promise, by Mongazid, who had faithfully remained in charge of it.
The Chippewas are spread over a very large area in the north, divided into local bands, and separated by extensive tracts which are, in great part, sterile.
The Crane is the totem of the reigning chiefs of the band of Sault Ste.
www.library.wisc.edu /etext/WIReader/WER1604.html   (3066 words)

 Minnesota Indian TREATIES, 1805-1899
The treaties which are critical in current court proceedings involving Mille Lacs band's hunting and fishing rights (decided in favor of Mille Lacs, and being appealed by the state of Minnesota, 9 counties, and various tourist vusinesses) are deiscussed (with maps) and the history of the treaties litigations in Wisconsin and Michigan at:
The band protested that they needed rice and fish for their sustenance, so this letter adds back the southern lakes (but the surveyours removed more land from what's now the city of Duluth).
Sandy Lake and Mille Lacs bands can stay at their 1855 treaty reservations a while because of their help during the Sioux uprising of 1862.
www.kstrom.net /isk/maps/mn/treaties.html   (1499 words)

 MINNESOTA V. MILLE LACS BAND OF CHIPPEWAINDIANS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Chippewa were to be told that their annuity payments would no longer be made at La Pointe, Wisconsin (within the Chippewa’s ceded lands), but, rather, would be made at Sandy Lake, on unceded lands, in the Minnesota Territory.
At this point in the case, the District Court permitted several Wisconsin Bands of Chippewa to intervene as plaintiffs2 and allowed the defendants to interpose new defenses.
Most of the Chippewa Bands that resided within the territory ceded by the 1837 Treaty were signatories to the 1854 Treaty; only the Mille Lacs Band was a party to the 1855 Treaty.
straylight.law.cornell.edu /supct/html/97-1337.ZO.html   (9745 words)

The Leech Lake Trail, the oldest cleared trail in Beltrami County, ran from the Chippewa Agency on Leech Lake to the Agency on Red Lake.
From Lake Puposky, it ran northwards by the west side of Boston Lake, on by the east side of Ten Mile Lake and onto the present Red Lake Indian Reservation.
The Lake and the breezy hill are still there, but the only wagons to be seen are those carrying sightseers to the top of the hill to see the panorama of lakes and forest, or the fall colors, or the frozen lakes and snow-covered trees.
uts.cc.utexas.edu /~woss/trail/leechtr.html   (4724 words)

 Articles - Mille Lacs Indian Reservation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Mille Lacs Band became part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe in the 1930s, but this caused a dispute with the Mille Lacs Indians and the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa.
The Sandy Lake Band had been recognized as an independent tribe up until it was mentioned as part of the Mille Lacs band when a constitution was created.
Croix Band of Chippewa Indians, the contemporary St. Croix Band located east of the St. Croix River is considered a Federally Recognized Tribe, not associated with the Mille Lacs Band, located west of the St. Croix River.
www.storegolf.com /articles/Mille_Lacs_Band_of_Ojibwe   (279 words)

 Native American History in the Mississippi Headwaters Region
The rugged landscape and many lakes of the Headwaters Region are a direct result of the last ice age in Minnesota.
Sandy Lake pottery, made from clay mixed with crushed shell, is found throughout the area.
As the lake filled with sediment, a peat bog formed and preserved all the bones until a construction crew found them in 1937.
www.mvp.usace.army.mil /history/native_am   (2194 words)

Cession of lands by the Chippewa of the Mississippi and Lake Superior to the United States.
Boundary between the Indians, parties to this treaty, and the “Pillager” band, to be settled to the satisfaction of the latter.
Half or mixed blood of the Chippewa to be considered as Chippewa.
digital.library.okstate.edu /kappler/vol2/treaties/chi0567.htm   (383 words)

 Ojibwe News, The: Sen. Moe kills Sandy Lake Band's state recognition bill@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Moe kills Sandy Lake Band's state recognition bill
A bill to give state recognition to the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi
Chippewa has stalled in the Senate Rules Committee, chaired by Senate
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1P1:79519588&refid=ink_tptd_np   (185 words)

 Cass Lake, Minnesota City Guide
CASS LAKE, a city in Pike Bay Township, on the Leech Lake Reservation, received its name from the adjoining lake, which, as before noted, was named, like this county, in honor of Gen. Cass.
The post office was named Tuller in 1898, changing to Cass Lake in 1899; an earlier post office by this name was established and discontinued in that part of the county that was formerly Pembina County, 1852-57.
From Cass Lake to the Vermillion River, this segment of the river consists mostly of marshlands.
www.leechlake.info /Towns/CassLake.htm   (1372 words)

 NativeTech: Ojibwe Culture, Arts, History , Language & People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Band's French name means "Strong men (or Strength) of the woods", a name this band was given by the French voyageurs.
The remnants of the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Ojibwe reside on and near a 32.35 acre reservation in Aitkin County, Minnesota.
Marie Chippewa Indians were an identifiable tribally organized entity long before their first contact with white explorers which occurred about the year 1620.
www.nativetech.org /shinob   (4239 words)

 Native Americans: Chippewa Indian Tribe (Ojibway First Nations, Ojibwa, Anishinabe)
Language:: The Ojibwe language--otherwise anglicized as Chippewa, Ojibwa or Ojibway and known to its own speakers as Anishinabe or Anishinaabemowin--is an Algonquian tongue spoken by 50,000 people in the northern United States and southern Canada.
Ojibwe and Chippewa are renderings of the same Algonquian word, "puckering," probably referring to their characteristic moccasin style.
Coalition of 45 Cree and Ojibway bands in Ontario.
www.native-languages.org /chippewa.htm   (1231 words)

 Resources on the Chippewa
...comes from the Chippewa words waushte and nong, which together mean "the land beyond." It is impossible to map the locations of Native American tribes because...
Constitution of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians; Constitution and Bylaws of the Lower Brule...
Indians of the Augustine Reservation, California Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of...
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/north_american/Chippewa.html   (1813 words)

 Powell's Books - Chippewa Lake Park (Images of America) by Diane Demali Francis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lake Region: Bridgton, Harrison, Otisfield, Waterford, and Bridgton and Saco River Railroad
In 1978, after more than 100 years of operation, Chippewa Lake Park joined the ghostly ranks of the last traditional amusement parks.
Chippewa Lake Park keeps the memory of one of Ohio's longest-lived and best-loved amusement parks alive through vintage images and captivating history.
www.powells.com /biblio?isbn=0738532584   (622 words)

 Cass Lake/Leech Lake, Minnesota, Ojibwe Reservation
eech Lake-Cass Lake reservation was established by the Treaties of February 22, 1855 and May 1, 1867, and by Executive Orders of October 28, 1873 and May 26, 1874.
There is and for many years has been a large sport-fishing industry on the 232 Lakes and 68 miles of the northernmost Mississippi.
Sustained-yield forestry harvest on the 20,000 acres of tribal forest land is being investigated.
www.kstrom.net /isk/maps/mn/casslake.htm   (992 words)

 Senate Schedule for the week of March 6, 2000
S.F. 3703-Lessard: Recognizing the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa as a state recognized Indian tribe.
Agenda: S.F. 173-Moe: Allowing shipment of wild animals that were taken on the Northwest Angle portion of Red Lake Indian Reservation.
S.F. 1996-Pogemiller: Including the Middle Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization in the definition of special taxing districts.
www.senate.leg.state.mn.us /schedule/2000/306.htm   (3423 words)

Potawatomi - Prairie Band - The Potawatomi are an American Indian nation from the woodlands or Great Lakes area of North America.
Yuki, Concow Maidu, Little Lake and other Pomo, Nomlaki, Cahto, Wailaki, Pit River peoples formed a new tribe on the reservation, the Covelo Indian Community, later to be called the Round Valley Indian Tribes.
Siletz Tribe - The Confederated Tribes of Siletz is a confederation of 27 bands, originally ranging from Northern California to Southern Washington.
www.greatdreams.com /nativeb.htm   (2310 words)

It also details the personal side of Burdick's life, including his involvement with the Indian people of the state, his abiding interest in the history of North Dakota, and his family relationships, particularly with his son, Quentin, who served North Dakota as a U.S. Senator for 32 years.
This book presents his lesser-known journeys made in the 1850s with 163 painting and portraits (12 in color) and accurate pictures of Indians, landscapes, villages, etc. These travels are among the Indians of South American and the North American Pacific Coast and on up into the Flathead country.
From the original bands to the reservation, the author points out this book is based on history - not ethnology.
www.state.nd.us /hist/topics.htm   (9658 words)

 Links to Federally Recognized Native American Indian Tribes
As a young warrior, Sage defended his band many times, raided enemy camps, saw the first houses go up in Denver, was present at Fort Laramie for the signing of the 1868 treaty, and witnessed Crazy Horse's surrender.
The southern band moved to the Indian Territory as a result of the Medicine Lodge Treaty of 1867 which was signed by Chief Little Raven as leader of the Southern Arapaho.
The 'Chippewa' entry from Hodge's Handbook, from Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, edited by Frederick Webb Hodge (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30.
www.healing-arts.org /tribelinks.htm   (5839 words)

 Links to North American Indian Biography Sites by Phil Konstantin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
"daughter of a Chippewa Indian mother and a German-American father, the author explores Native American themes in her works"
"Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians"
"Last Indian of the Sandy River" by Nancy Lecompte
americanindian.net /links11.html   (2396 words)

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