Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

About Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

The Menominee are a nation of Native Americans living in Wisconsin. The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin is federally recognized and has a 353.894 sq mi reservation in the state. Their historic territory originally included 10 million acres in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of present-day Michigan. The tribe has 8700 members. The tribe was terminated in the 1950s under federal policy of the time. During that period, they brought what has become a landmark case in Indian law to the United States Supreme Court, in Menominee Tribe v. United States (1968), after the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the...'