Forest County Potawatomi Community

Forest County Potawatomi Community

About Forest County Potawatomi Community

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is a band of the Potawatomi, many of whom live on the Forest County Potawatomi Indian Reservation, most of which lies on numerous non-contiguous plots of land in southern Forest County and northern Oconto County, Wisconsin, USA. There is also a small 6.95 acre plot of land in the city of Milwaukee. The total land area of the reservation is 50.5795 km (19.529 sq mi). The 2000 census reported a resident population of 531 persons on its territory. The Forest County Potawatomi run the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee and the Potawatomi Bingo Northern Lights Casino in Carter, Wisconsin. Along with the Sokaogon Chippewa Community, the Potawatomi bought the nearby Crandon mine in Crandon to prevent its reopening. The tribes argued the...'

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