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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month: Learn About Wisconsin Tribes

wisconsin tribes.pngWisconsin is home to eleven tribes: the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the Sokaogon Chippewa Community, the St. Croix Chippewa Community, the Forest County Potawatomi Community, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, and the Ho-Chunk Nation.

You can learn about the history and governance of these Wisconsin Tribes with the online reference resource, Tribes of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Tribal Relations Initiative also contains information on the land holdings of Wisconsin Tribes, viewable on their Where Are the Tribes? page.

Find even more information on Wisconsin tribes with books like Like a Deer Chased by the Dogs : The Life of Chief Oshkosh, Wisconsin's Tribal Nations, and many more available at your Milwaukee Public Library.

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