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Satz, Ronald N. / Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume 79, No. 1

End notes,   pp. 199-207 ff. PDF (3.2 MB)


Page 207


Chippewa Treaty Rights
  recognition of their treaty rights, most publicly when they have attempted
to exercise their
  treaty rights to spearfish, but not only then. Harassment has become a
way of life for
  them.
    Tribal members have negotiated and entered into a series of interim agreements
with
  the state that have circumscribed their rights to accommodate state concerns,
despite their
  understandable impatience to reap the benefits of treaty rights that they
have been forced
  to forgo for so many years.
    Each tribe has joined the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission;
each
  plaintiff tribe is also a member of the Voigt Inter-Tribal Task Force.
GLIFWC has hired
  trained fisheries biologists who participate in the State-Tribal Technical
Working and
  Biological Issues Groups that have produced the working papers and biological
issues
  stipulations so helpful to the court, to treaty rights negotiators, and
to fisheries managers.
  GLIFWC wardens have participated with DNR wardens and other state and local
law
  enforcement officers in the monitoring and enforcement of the tribal fishing
efforts under
  the interim agreements.
    Both the tribes and the officials of the State of Wisconsin responsible
for implementing
  the tribes' treaty rights can take pride in their accomplishments over
the last six years.
  They deserve widespread recognition and appreciation for their efforts.
(U. S. District
  Court 1989, 1053-054)
     57. For additional information, see "Fishing in Western Washington-A
Treaty
Right, A Clash of Cultures" in U. S. Commission on Civil Rights
(1981,
61-100).
     58. For evidence of the ideological connection between these organizations,
see Equal Rights for Everyone (1984). In early 1991, STA attorney Fred Hatch
of
Sayner was retained as legal counsel by PARR as that organization began advance
preparations for night protest rallies at boat landings in the spring. The
official
PARR newspaper recently stated, "although PARR and STA may march
to
a
different drummer, they are still marching down the same road, at the end
of which,
we all hope, is equality for everyone" (PARR Issue 1991a, b, i).
     59. Both Dane County Board Chairman Richard Wagner and Dane County
Executive Richard Phelps announced they favored ending their county's membership
in the Wisconsin Counties Association as a result of its handling of the
Salt Lake
City conference. Wagner protested, 'it's inappropriate for any action to
be taken
to exclude Wisconsin officials whether they are Indians or not."
See
Milwaukee
Sentinel (1990c).
     60. For a comparison of La Follette and McCarthy, see Thompson (1988,
601). On Wisconsin's handling of the fugitive slave law issue, see Clark
(1955),
Campbell (1972, 53-54, 157-61, 176-77), and Current (1976, 147-48, 208-09,
219-21). Race relations in Wisconsin between 1940 and 1965 is treated in
Thompson
(1988, 305-400).
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