Minnesota v. Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians

ELR Citation: ELR 20557
No(s). 97-1337 (U.S. Mar 24, 1999)

The Court holds that several bands of Chippewa Native Americans retain the right to hunt, fish, and gather on lands in Wisconsin and Minnesota that were ceded to the United States in an 1837 treaty. Minnesota claimed that an 1850 Executive Order, an 1855 treaty, and the 1858 admission of Minnesota a...