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Commemorating the Treaty of 1854

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226 Colonel Woods Avenue - La Pointe, WI 54850
Information: 715-747-2415

A commemoration of the Treaty of 1854, signed at La Pointe. This important treaty established the first Ojibwe reservations in Wisconsin and stipulated the rights of the Ojibwe to hunt, gather and fish in the ceded territories in perpetuity. Featuring Ojibwe music and art demonstrations, an exhibit on Ojibwe treaty rights from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, and screenings of "Mikwendaagoziwag" (“They Are Remembered”) about the Sandy Lake tragedy and Chief Buffalo’s journey to Washington, D.C. — screened at 1pm each day.

  • History/Heritage Type
    • State Historic Site
    • Wisconsin History
    • European Heritage
    • Native American Heritage
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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