Menominee Indian Treaties

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The Menominee have entered into the following treaties with the United States:
(1) Treaty of peace at St Louis, Mo., Mar. 30, 1817;
(2) Treaty of Prairie du Chien, Wis., Aug. 19, 1825, with the Menominee and other Indians, fixing boundary lines between the several tribes;
(3) Treaty of Butte des Morts, Wis., Aug. 11, 1827, defining boundary lines between the Menominee, Chippewa, and Winnebago;
(4) Treaty of Washington, Feb. 8, 1831, defining boundary lines and ceding lands to the United States, a portion of the latter to be for the use of certain New York Indians;
(5) Treaty of Washington, Feb. 17, 1831, modifying the treaty of Feb. 8, 1831, in regard to the lands ceded for the use of the New York Indians;
(6) Treaty of Washington, Oct. 27, 1832, in which certain modifications are made in regard to the lands ceded for the use of the New York Indians (Stockbridges and Munsee), and to certain boundary lines;
(7) Articles of agreement made at Cedar Point, Wis., Sept. 3, 1836, ceding certain lands to the United States;
(8) Treaty of Lake Pow-aw-hay-kon-nay, Oct. 18, 1848, ceding all their lands in Wisconsin, the United States to give them certain lands which had been ceded by the Chippewa;
(9) Treaty at the Falls of Wolf r., May 12, 1854, by which they, ceded the reserve set apart by treaty of Oct. 18, 1848, and were assigned a reserve on Wolf r., Wis.;
(10) Treaty of Keshena, Wis., Feb. 11, 1856, ceding two townships of their reserve for the use of the. Stockbridges and the Munsee.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 25 January 2015. - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013


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