Treaty Rights/National Forest Memorandum of Understanding | Tribes of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission


The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, a tribally chartered intertribal organization, negotiated a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Forest Service that recognizes and implements treaty guaranteed hunting, fishing and gathering rights under tribal regulations and establishes a consultation process for management decisions that affect treaty rights in four National Forests located within areas ceded by the Chippewa in the Treaties of 1836, 1837, and 1842. 

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Last updated on 03/03/2022