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Treaty with the Chippewa, July 29, 1837
This is the treaty text. It describes the area covered, the compensation, and rights of hunting and fishing on the ceded lands.

Treaty Rights: Understanding the Conflict
This comprehensive University of Minnesota site covers multiple aspects of the issue with sections devoted to background, context, points-of-view, and links to source material and other information. The site was developed by a graduate research assistant in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Natural Resources, University of Minnesota. Funding was provided by the Minnesota Extension Service through a grant to Professor George Spangler.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
The Band's official homepage, it includes links to cultural information and to the 1837 Treaty Conservation Code developed by the Ojibwe DNR. It specifies rules for harvesting.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
A search on "1837" yields numerous references including press releases and departmental statements about current fishing regulations on lakes within the treaty's ceded territory.

Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
This page gives additional historical information about the signing with an adaptation of Minnesota Historical Society materials.

Links were accurate at time this page was created (April 20, 1998), but, in time, documents may be moved or deleted.

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