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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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The July 15-16, 1862 Battle of Apache Pass
It is what you might want to refer to as a joke. Supposedly a force of Union soldiers were given instructions to invade Arizona from California, to attempt to capture Arizona from the Confederates. The California Column was supposed to have reached Confederate held Tucson on May 20, 1862, and drove the Confederates out of Tucson. After supposedly capturing Tucson, the Union soldiers next wanted to enter New Mexico by way of Apache Pass. They commenced their march to New Mexico and by July 15, 1862 they had entered Apache Pass. Soon after the supposed Union soldiers who numbered 138, had ventured well into Apache Pass, Anishinabe soldiers numbering some 500 strong according to historians, launched an ambush. At first the Anishinabe soldiers did fairly well but the supposed Union soldiers brought out the two 12 pound howitzers and possibly machine guns, they brought with them, and that quickly ended the battle. Anishinabe soldiers endurred heavy casualties. Historians claim the Anishinabe soldiers endurred 66 killed and an unknown number wounded. That is a reliable estimate because the whites probably had the machine gun by then, and also the howitzers. White casualties were only 2 killed and 3 wounded. This battle has the machine gun emanating from it.