Haywood, Carl N. (ed.) / Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume 75 (1987)
Clifton, James A.
Wisconsin death march: explaining the extremes in old northwest Indian removal, pp. 1-40 PDF (18.7 MB)
Wisconsin Death March Henry Dodge. When governor of Wisconsin Territory in 1837, Henry Dodge negotiated the Treaty of 1837, and later defended the Chippewas' rights under the 1842 treaty to occupy and to exploit their ceded lands for "many years." Courtesy of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. volved were from bands on the Lake an official announcement of the treaty, Superior shoreline, and none of their and few of their leaders arrived at Fort lands were ceded that year. Lastly came Snelling in time to participate in or benefit the interior Wisconsin Chippewa of the immediately from the arrangements. This Mississippi River's eastern watershed, happened because neither of the two whose lands were on the block that sum- newly appointed sub-agents dispatched to mer. These interior bands did not receive carry word of the meetings—Miles M. 9
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