Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

Clarice Paul Homesite, Montana

It is a settlement on the Flathead Reservation which is about 1 mile west of Woodcock Homesite and about 1 mile to the southeast of Ronan. It is not a recognized settlement on the Reservation yet like Woodcock Homesite, is a location where numerous housing units are located. Clarice Paul Homesite is named after a street in the tiny settlement. A BIA Homesite is an area of Reservation land where housing units are allowed to be built. In some cases they are built for non whites for recreational use. Clarice Paul was a part of the hunting party hunting in the Swan Valley in 1908, when a Montana game warden and his deputy, stormed their hunting camp and killed 4 Indians. The game warden was killed by Clarice Paul. Her husband Little Camille Paul, was shot and killed before Clarice shot and killed the game warden. Clarice Paul Homesite is situated a little east of a small lake. The settlement covers about 0.75 sq. mi. Using google earth i counted what appears to be between 35 and 40 housing units. The population of Clarice Paul Homesite may be between 100 and 125. The settlement is on the fringe of the forest which still covers parts of Mission valley. Below is a google earth picture of Clarice Paul Homesite, Flathead Reservation.

Clarice Paul Homesite From Above

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