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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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It is located nearly a half a mile west of Naytahwaush. It's population is included with that of Naytahwaush which is 578 according to the 2010 census. West Naytahwaush has around 17 or 18 housing units located along BIA Rd 7. They are situated just north of the northern shores of North Twin Lake. The population is probably between 50 and 70. The region is especially beautiful during the spring, summer, and autumn.
Historically, it is thought that the Mille Lacs Chippewa's were relocated to this location of White Earth Reservation including the area around Gull Lake. However, the United States Deported many Montana Ojibwa's to Minnesota. It was not the Chippewa's from Mille Lacs who were Deported to the Gull Lake and Twin Lakes region. It was the Montana Ojibwa's who were Deported to the Gull Lake and Twin Lakes region. According to the December 4, 1902 Minneapolis Journal, the Mille Lacs Chippewa's were going to soon arrive to the Gull Lake and Twin Lakes region and take up allotments. At that same time, chief Rocky Boy was negotiating with American representatives about finding land for the Montana Little Shell Chippewa's. Naytahwaush was also settled by Montana Ojibwa's. Below are several google earth photos of West Naytahwaush.