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Wisconsin Indian Reservations

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A list of Wisconsin Indian reservations showing the Indian tribes the land was set aside for, the amount of acres if known, and the acts, treaties, and executive orders used to establish the reservation.

Reservation: Lac Court Oreille
Tribes: Lac Court Oreille band of Chippewa of Lake Superior
Acres: 20,096
Established byTreaty of Sept. 30, 1854 (x, 1109); lands withdrawn by General Land Office, Nov.22, 1860, Apr. 4, 1865 (see report by Secretary of the Interior, Mar. 1, 1873). Act of May 29, 1872 (xviI, 190). 57,746 acres allotted to 1.003 Indians; the residue, 20,096 acres, unallotted. Act of Feb. 3, 1903. (xxxii, 795).


Reservation: Lac du Flambeau
Tribes: Lac du Flambeau band of Chippewa of Lake Superior
Acres: 26,153
Established byTreaty of Sept. 30, 1854 (x, 1109), lands selected by Indians. Department order of June 26, 1866. Act of May 29, 1872 (xvii. 190). 43,558 acres allotted to 520 Indians: act of Feb. 3, 1903 (xxxii, 795), 120 Indians were allotted 7,512.40 acres, leaving unallotted 26,153.40 acres.


Reservation: La Pointe (Bad River)
Tribes: La Pointe band of Chippewa of Lake Superior
Acres: 46,613
Established byTreaty of Sept. 30, 1854 (x, 1109). 368.91 acres patented under art. 10; 195.71 acres fishing ground. 76.256:92 acres allotted to 959 Indians. Under acts of Feb. 11, 1901 (xxxi, 766), and Mar. 2, 1907 (xxxiv, 1217), 880 acres were allotted to 11 Indians, leaving unallotted and unreserved 46,613.58 acres.


Reservation: Red Cliff
Tribes: La Pointe band (Buffalo Chief) of Chippewa of Lake Superior
Acres:
Established by: Treaty of Sept. 30, 1854 (x, 1103); Executive order, Feb. 21, 1856. The lands were withdrawn by the General Land Office, May 8 and June 3, 1863. 2,535.91 acres were allotted to 3,5 Indians under the treaty; of the residue, 11,566.90 acres were allotted to 169 Indians pursuant to the joint resolution of Feb.20, 1895 (xxvtII, 970), and 40.10 acres were reserved for school purposes.


Reservation: Menominee
Tribes: Menominee
Acres: 231,680
Established by: Treaties of Oct. 18, 1848 (ix, 952), May 12, 1854 (x, 1064), and Feb. 11, 1856 (xi, 679)


Reservation: Oneida
Tribes: Oneida
Acres:
Established by: Treaty of Feb. 3, 1838 (vii, 566). 65,402.13 acres were allotted to 1,501 Indians, and the remainder, 84.08 acres, was reserved for school purposes.


Reservation: Stockbridge
Tribes: Stockbridge, Munsee
Acres:
Established by: Treaties of Nov. 24, 1848 (Ix, 955), Feb. 5, 1856 (xi, 663), and Feb. 11, 1856 (xi, 679); act of Feb. 6, 1871 (xvi, 404); for area see act of June 22, 1874 (xvIII, 174).


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