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Native Americans in Minnesota

Indian Tribes in Minnesota In Minnesota, there are seven Anishinaabe (Chippewa, Ojibwe) reservations and four Dakota (Sioux) communities. A reservation or community is a segment of land that belongs to one or more groups of American Indians.

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Reservations in Minnesota

The seven Anishinaabe reservations include:

Boise Forte
located in extreme northern Minnesota

Fond du Lac
located in northeast Minnesota west of the city of Duluth

Grand Portage
located in the northeast corner of the state

Leech Lake
located in northwestern Minnesota; Leech Lake located in the north central portion of the state; Fond du Lac located in northeast Minnesot

Mille Lacs
located in the central part of the state, south and east of Brainerd

Red Lake
located in extreme northern Minnesota west of Bois Forte

White Earth
located in northwestern Minnesota

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