Treuer on Mille Lacs case
On the Mille Lacs Ojibwe reservation in central Minnesota, tensions rose when state and municipal governments attempted to enforce state fishing regulations on tribal members. These efforts only strengthened tribal solidarity and the search to affirm treaty rights. The context over acces to and use of Mille Lacs Lake went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1999. In Minnesota v. Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians, the court again ruled that treaty rights and tribal sovereignty were unaffected by state laws and regulations.
Anton Steven Treuer, Ojibwe in Minnesota (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010) 50.