Madeline Island Treaty Days September 29–30
Madeline Island Museum will celebrate Ojibwe culture with special programs, demonstrations and exhibits during its Treaty Days event Saturday and Sunday, September 29–30. The event commemorates the Treaty of 1854, signed at La Pointe. This important treaty established the first Ojibwe reservations in Wisconsin and stipulated the rights of the Ojibwe to hunt, gather and fish in the ceded territories in perpetuity.
Ojibwe Music, Art and History
The event will feature Ojibwe music and art demonstrations, an exhibit on Ojibwe treaty rights (from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission), and screenings of "Mikwendaagoziwag" ("They Are Remembered"), a film about the Sandy Lake Tragedy and the 1854 treaty.
If You Go
For complete details on admission, hours, a map, distances from various cities, and other information, see Madeline Island Museum's visitor information pages. Sunday will be the museum's annual open house, with free admission.
:: Posted September 13, 2012