Fond du Lac Band

Fond du Lac Band

About Fond du Lac Band

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) band located near Cloquet, Minnesota. Their land-base is the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation located mainly in Carlton and St. Louis County, Minnesota, 20 miles west of Duluth. Originally located along the lower-courses of the St. Louis River where the cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin now stand, the Wayekwaa-gichigamiing controlled the river access to the both the St. Louis River and the Nemadji River, both a major trade-route during the Fur trade. In the same area is Spirit Island of the ''Sixth Stopping Place'', one of the former seven...'

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