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Term: Ojibwe Treaty of 1842

Definition: Agreement negotiated Oct. 4 at LaPointe, Wis. (Madeline Island), with the Ojibwe, who ceded all their remaining lands in Wisconsin and Michigan; Ojibwe leaders, however, protested that in this and the 1837 treaty they had only given the U.S. rights to use the products of the land and had never ceded ownership.

[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. 542-545; online at]
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