More Legal Issues for Town of Lac du Flambeau
Written by Jesse Baroka on June 1, 2023
LAC DU FLAMBEAU – Legal troubles for the town of Lac du Flambeau continue as the U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against the town as the dispute between the town and the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians continues. The suit has been filed to to protect land that the United States holds title to through the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the tribe and affected landowners. The lawsuit is seeking relief and damages for the Town of Lac du Flambeau’s, “intentional and unauthorized use and occupancy of land that is part of the town’s road system.” The Town of Lac du Flambeau released a statement saying it was currently working with the Tribal Council to come to a resolution.