General Reservation Information
Became a Federally Recognized Tribe: Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, a federally recognized indian tribe organized pursuant to the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, and which occupies the Fond du Lac Reservation pursuant to the LaPointe Treaty of 1854.
Enrolled Members: 4,127
Approximate Size: The Fond du Lac Reservation encompasses 101,153 acres or 170 square miles.
Approximate Population: According to the 2010 Census the total population for the reservation is 4,240 of which 1,655 are Native American. The 2000 Census showed the total population at 3,728 of which 1,353 are listed as Native American.
Within Counties of: Carlton County & St. Louis County
For more information contact:
Fond du Lac Reservation at (218) 879-4593
Child Care Services
Child Care Assistance Program
The Child Care Assistance Program provides eligible parents with financial assistance in order to continue an approved plan in a productive activity such as employment or education and training.
Limited funds (sliding fee scale) are available for American Indian people who reside on the Fond du Lac Reservation.
Day Care Licensing
Day Care Licensing is available to qualified applicants living on the Fond du Lac Reservation. The Fond du Lac Reservation business Committee has adopted an Ordinance of Standards and Licensing Procedures that determines application eligibility.