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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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South Indian Lake


Located in northern Manitoba, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of South Indian Lake has a population of 1,062 according to the 2011 census. The community has 160 housing units and an average household size of 6.6 persons per housing unit. Around 495 continue to speak Anishinabe at South Indian Lake. In the 1960s and 1970s, Canada forced many of the Chippewa's living between South Indian Lake and Nelson House, to relocate. Many were forced to relocate to South Indian Lake. However, this group of Chippewa's at South Indian Lake may be related to the Chippewa's who relocated to the interior of northern Manitoba (Sayisi or Tadoule Lake) in 1969-1970. In Anishinabe, South Indian Lake would be pronounced as Shaw-an An-ish-i-na-bay Za-ga-i-gan. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of South Indian Lake which is also known as O-pi-pon na pi-win.



Photo of South Indian Lake or O-pi-pon na pi-win

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