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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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Boneau, Rocky Boy Reservation
Located near the mountainous portion of the Anishinabe-Dakota Reservation, the CDP (Census Designated Place) of Boneau, is the seventh largest settlement on the Anishinabe Reservation. Latest population count (2000) has Boneau having a population of 190, with 42 total housing units. That is nearly 5.0 persons per housing unit. Using google earth to count the number of housing units in Boneau in 2009, i counted nearly 100 housing units in the settlement, which means Boneau has doubled in population since 2000. If the average housing unit size is still near 5.0 persons per housing unit, it means the population of Boneau is close to 500 now and the settlement is now one of the largest on Rocky Boy Reservation. The elevation of Boneau is 3,330 feet above sea level. The high elevation means the settlement has cooler summers than the lower elevations on the plains. FIPS code is 30-08162. The Boneau CDP covers 2.4 sq. mi. About 44% of the settlements population lives below the poverty line, which means the location is having some economic problems. Indians make up 97% of the settlements population. Whites make up 2% of the population. Boneau resembles a town more than a rural CDP. From the west end of Boneau to the east end, it is about nine blocks. The settlement is only about one block wide. Below are several links to pictures of Boneau, Montana.