1995 – Menominee Tribe Sues State of Wisconsin

On this date the Menominee Tribe filed an historic lawsuit and sued the state of Wisconsin in the U.S. District Court. In their suit, the tribe asserted its off-reservation to hunt, fish, gather and trap in a large portion of central and northeastern Wisconsin. The lawsuit attempted to establish various treaty reserved, constitutionally protected, hunting, fishing, trapping and gathering rights. [Source: ]