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Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1538
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, government documents, legal files and documents, notes, newspaper clippings, and other records documenting the activities of Dodge as a representative of the Menominee Tribe in their dealings with the United States government, between approximately 1945 and 1980. Deals especially with the issue of their termination as a recognized tribe in the 1960s and their restoration in the 1970s, as well as the legal case Menominee Indian Tribe v. United States that went to the...

Menominee tribal roll

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 512
Scope and Contents Holograph document recording of names of 398 Menominee Indians in 1872. These individuals were the heads of households. Numbers of men, women, and children of each household are also presented. The roll was also a financial record indicating how much each family unit was paid by the US government on 13 Sept. 1872. The total sum recorded is $6718.69. The payment is believed to have been for Menominee lands in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Two photocopies of these documents are also with...