Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
Roseau River First Nation & History
This band of Chippewa Indians are currently endurring hard times as a result of the Canadian whites intruding into their affairs. The Reserve is located in southern Manitoba, not too far from the United States. Like most other Chippewa First Nation located around numerous white settlements, about half the Roseau River enrolled population lives off the Reserve. Their total band population is 2,242, with 1,085 of them living off the First Nation. Their history is similar to that of other Manitoba Indians. Their reserve covers 2,577 hectares or 6,368 acres.