Chippewa Flowage Lake Association

History Documentation:

LETTER ON LAND FOR CHURCH (Protestant) 1885, Mach, 18

United States Indian Service
La Pointe Agency
Ashland, Wisconsin
March 18, 1885

Honorable H. Price
Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Washington, D.C.

Sir,

  I have the honor to enclose a petition of the member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Indians of the Agency, for the setting apart of a certain tract of land therein described which shall be reserved for school and church purposes. The land is located near Pahquahwong on the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation. I would respectfully recommend that the petition be granted.

Very respectfully
W. R. Durfee
U.S. Indian Agent



Pah quah oh wong
Courte Oreilles Reservation, Wisconsin
March 14, 1885

To The Honorable, Secretary of the Interior:

  We, the undersigned Chiefs and Headmen of Pah quah oh wong, of the above Reservation, hereby respectfully request that the Honorable Secretary of the Interior, permit that the following described parcel of land be set aside for school and church purposes viz:
The E/2, of the NE/4, of the NE/4 of Section 31, Township 40, Range 6.

Chief and Headmen
 O-gah-pay-pe-nase    his X mark
 O-gah-pay-ge-zhick   his X mark
 Ke-ne-we-ge-zhick   his X mark
 Baptiste     his X mark
 Pe-me-say-ge-zhick   his X mark
 Se-ge-ne-gay    his X mark
 Much-e-ke-wish    his X mark
 Wah-bish-ke-gwen-abe   his X mark
 Ke-no-shin     his X mark
 Ka-ge-gay-be    his X mark
 Qud-qua-dosh    his X mark
 Charles Headflyer    his X mark
 Charles Sholtz    his X mark

Witness
William Wetenhall
 


INVASIVE SPECIES AND WATER QUALITY CONCERNS
SAWYER COUNTY ZONING SUMMARY (PDF file)
AUGUST 2007 CHIPPEWA FLOWAGE FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN (PDF file)
 (NOTE: The Chippewa Flowage Lake Association does not endorse this management plan and we note that the water level comments in the plan do not concur with  Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions requirements.)
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