Term: Treaty of 1829 (Prairie du Chien)
Definition: Agreement negotiated July 29-Aug. 1 with the Potawatomie, Ojibwe, and Ottawa (July 29) and the Ho-Chunk (Aug. 1), who ceded the lead mining region of southwestern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
[Source: Kappler, Charles Joseph, 1868-1946. Kappler's Indian affairs: laws and treaties. (Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1904-1979). vol. II, pp. 297-303; online at http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/]