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Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana Needs Your Help
Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana needs funding to establish offices at Blackfeet Reservation, Crow-Northern Cheyenne Reservation, Flathead Reservation, Fort Belknap Reservation and at Great Falls, Montana where Hill 57 Reservation is located. Our goal is to gain Tribal Recognition at Blackfeet Reservation, Crow-Northern Cheyenne Reservation, Flathead Reservation and Fort Belknap Reservation and Federal Recognition for Rocky Boys Tribe of Chippewa Indians at Great Falls with Reservation. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. Below is my paypal link where you can donate to this very important cause for survival. If you are interested in becoming a member of Rocky Boys Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, you can fill out a form here . In comments box, please include your tribal affiliation. In Montana, members of Blackfeet, Crow-Northern Cheyenne, Flathead, Fort Belknap and Rocky Boys Reservation are automatically members of Rocky Boys Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana. However, if you are a member from another tribe (Reservation) your application will be approved if you have proof of membership from your tribe (Reservation).
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Big Arm, Montana
Since 2000, the population of Big Arm has increased from 131 to the 2010 population of 177. In 2000, Indians made up 30% of the population of Big Arm. The 2010 census puts the Indian population at 44% and the white population at 55%. What is unusual about Big Arm, is the number of housing units (167) is almost equal to the population of Big Arm which is 177. Only 43% of the housing units are actually occupied which means most are used by vacationers. The cdp of Big Arm is located along the southern shores of Big Arm Bay. It covers 5.4 sq. mi. Elevation is 2,953 feet above sea level. Zip code is 59910. The community is well of because of its resort status. Early in the 20th century, the whites knew the area was an ideal resort location and they commenced to establish businessess. Many of the people who own businessess in Big Arm, probably live along the south shores of Big Arm Bay or north of Highway 93. Another location is in the extreme eastern part of the Big Arm cdp where Knupple Lane and Ponderosa Way Road are. South of Highway 93 is the main area of Big Arm. There are around 40 housing units in that location which is the Kootenai settlement of Big Arm, Montana. There may be around 100 people living there. Big Arm is a historically known Kootenai settlement, as are Dayton, Elmo, and Niarada. In fact, the Kootenai of Flathead Reservation are known as the Dayton Creek Kootenai. Below are several links to google earth pictures of Big Arm, Flathead Reservation.