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"Did You Know" Series

Updated: Feb 1, 2023

Welcome to Our Community,

First Nations Outreach, Inc.

We welcome you to our blog! In the "Did You Know" Series we hope to bring awareness and education to both our Indigenous community and those who live in the surrounding areas.

There are over 574 federally recognized tribal nations that reside within the United States of America, not to mention, even more that are not federally recognized. As well as, an additional 630 First Nations communities that reside within Canada. According to statistical data the American Indian and Alaska Native population reached 7,206,898 between July 2020 and July 2021, an increase of 74,291 people.

Tribal Nations that reside within the state of Wisconsin

There are a total of 12 Tribal Nations that reside in Wisconsin. Eleven of these tribes are federally recognized they are listed below, and one that is not. However, the Brothertown Indian Nation is a state recognized tribal nation.

They are listed in alphabetical order by the name that is found on the Federal Registrar...

  1. Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin

  2. Forest County Potawatomi Community, Wisconsin

  3. Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin

  4. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

  5. Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin

  6. Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

  7. Oneida Nation [previously listed as Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin]

  8. Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

  9. Sokaogon Chippewa Community, Wisconsin

  10. St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

  11. Stockbridge Munsee Community, Wisconsin

Yukwatsistay^ translates into Our Fire, Our Spirit, Within Each Of Us!

Just like each of us are unique individuals, each tribal nation has their own language, foods, history, and traditions that makes them unique as well.

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