The Bois Forte Indian Reservation consists of three parcels of land:
- The Deer Creek Reservation, a township-sized area in Itasca County, near Effie.
- The Nett Lake Reservation, in Koochiching and St. Louis Counties, surrounding Nett Lake.
- The Vermilion Lake Reservation, on a peninsula on the southeast end of Lake Vermilion, north of Peyla and directly west of Tower, across Pike Bay.
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Bois Forte (Nett Lake) Band
Basic information, from the Minnesota state legislature.
Bois Forte Reservation
Outline map. Census tracts from 2000. 500K. [PDF]
Treaty with the Chippewa--Bois Fort Band, 1866
In exchange for a cessation of land near Lake Vermilion, the United States sets aside a parcel of land surrounding Lake Netor As-sab-a-co-na (Nett Lake) and a township at the mouth of Deer Creek as reservation lands for the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa.
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