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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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Located along the southeastern shores of Hudson Bay in Quebec, the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik has a population of 877 (Wha-pa-ma-goo-stu-i) according to the 2011 census and 657 (Kuujjuarapik) according to the same census. The community (Whapmagoostui) has 195 housing units and an average household size of 4.5 persons per housing unit. Around 765 continue to speak Anishinabe at Whapmagoostui. After Hudson Bay Company built a trading post at Whapmagoostui in 1820, many Odawah or Ottawa's, joined with the Chippewa's, and frequented the region. However, they confined themselves to the interior. Whapmagoostui did not became a dangerous location until relatively late. After the white confederation commenced to establishing trading posts in the interior after 1774, it took some while before they decided to build a trade post at Whapmagoostui. They first established trading posts in northwestern Canada and in central and northern Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. They were more interested in the Northwest Passage. In 1940, the whites may have forced many of the interior Chippewa's to relocate to Whapmagoostui and Kuujjuarapik. The region may have been a conflict zone. It was foreign Asians who first settled permanently in the Whapmagoostui and Kuujjuarapik region. It has climate conditions similar to Churchill but slightly cooler summers. It may be further south than Churchill but their summers are cooler. Kuujjuarapik is located in Nunavik. Below is a link to a picture of the Chippewa Treaty 9 Reservation settlement of Whapmagoostui-Kuujuarapik.