Chippewa Tribes Win Important Treaty Rights Victory in Wisconsin November 17, 2014

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... In Lac Courte Oreilles Band v. Wisconsin, 769 F.3d 543 (7th Cir. 2014), Chippewa tribes had entered into treaties with the United States in 1837, 1842 and 1854 ceding millions of acres in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota but reserving the right to hunt, fish and gather in the ceded territories... The tribes’ argument is that the state’s greater experience with night hunting of deer since the 1991 judgment shows that it is safer than had been believed ...


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