Term: Treaty of 1825 (Prairie du Chien)
Negotiated on 19 August between U.S. officials William Clark and Lewis Cass and representatives of the Sioux, Ojibwe, Sauk and Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Ho-chunk, Ottawa, and Potawatomie; established boundaries between the tribes and the influx of white miners and squatters; described by U.S. representative Caleb Atwater at Turning Points in Wis. History (www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/); the government later began to negotiate with each nation individually.
[Source: Kappler's Indian affairs: laws and treaties. (Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1904-1979). vol. II, pp. 251-255; online at http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/.]