location The Bad River Reservation was established by the 1854 Treaty of Lapointe with the U.S. government and was sited along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior and Chequamegon bay. Bad River is the largest Chippewa reservation in the state at 124,654 Acres. The reservation boundaries encompass lands in two counties and six municipal townships with 38 miles of Lake Superior shoreline and over 196 miles of rivers and streams. The 1854 Treaty also set aside 200 acres for traditional "fishing grounds" on the largest island of the 22 Apostle Islands, Madeline Island..


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