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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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Constance Lake First Nation


This Ojibway Treaty 9 Reservation community is located in northern Ontario. Below are google earth photos of Constance Lake. These Ojibway's are a part of an Ojibway District known as Albany River. They are not signatories to Treaty 9. They were considered as being from Albany Band. English River was a location these Ojibway's frequented and where they lived principally. They were forced to relocate several times as a result of white greed. Pagwa was considered a location but white leaders were not cooperative. They were finally relocated to Constance Lake where a community was established in 1945. Treaty 9 was brought about as a result of large numbers of Ojibway's from southern Ontario, migrating north to stay away from whites and what they represented which is a threat. When Treaty 9 was negotiated in 1905, 1,000s if not 10,000s of Ojibway's, lived between Moose River and Attawapiskat River, in Ontario's northern interior. Most were relocated to Attawapiskat to Moose Factory and Moosonee. Others were relocated to other locations including Pagwa then Constance Lake. According to 2011 census, Constance Lake has a population of 670. They have a total of 222 housing units or dwellings, with 207 lived in.



Most of these people are under an impression that they are also Oji-Cree and Cree. They are not Oji-Cree and Cree. They claim Oji-Cree is spoken throughout northern Ontario yet there is evidence that indicates another theory about Oji-Cree People that is very disturbing. White Christian Idiots forced their converts to speak Cree at Island Lake, Manitoba. Written below is excerpt from 1930, about Island Lake Ojibway's from northeastern Manitoba. Big Trout Lake is 200 miles east of Island Lake, Manitoba.



Linguistically, the Island Lake natives may be characterized by calling them Saulteaux or better perhaps, Saulteaux Ojibwa, indicating more clearly by this hyphenated term the close relationship of their language to Ojibwa proper. Locally, they are said to speak a mixed dialect of Saulteaux and Cree. This mixture is reported to be especially typical of the Maria Portage groups, while the natives at Smooth Rock are reputed to speak a purer Saulteaux. It may be pointed out in this connection that Cree is utilized in the united church services and at the Catholic mission, too, so that in recent years practically all of the islandlakers have learned to understand Cree and many speak it. The assimilation of Cree would consequently appear to be partly the result of christianization and partly due to contact with the Norway House Cree since the canoe route referred to has been open. The linguistic base at Island Lake may very well be Saulteaux Ojibwa with an overlay of Cree due to modern conditions. On the other hand, it is not impossible that a much older contact with Cree speaking peoples has affected the language much more deeply than a superficial inspection would indicate, since the Saulteaux of this region may have been marginal to Cree bands for a considerable period, because to the south and east we find only Saulteaux spoken today.



Photo of Constance Lake From Above

Photo of Constance Lake From Road

Photo of Constance Lake From Road

Photo of Constance Lake From Road

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