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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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August 20, 1862 Battle of Fort Ridgely
Located some 16 miles northwest of New Ulm, Fort Ridgely was built between 1853-1855. This battle was a part of Mullan Road War. A list of Mullan Road War battles is above. Some 200 or more American Soldiers and militiamen were stationed at Fort Ridgely a fringe fortification. On Wednesday August 20, 1862 around 400 or more Ojibway Soldiers bravely attacked Fort Ridgely, killing 5 and wounding 15. Ojibway military commanders then laid siege to Fort Ridgely. An act they did not want thir brave soldiers to bother with. On Wednesday August 27, 1862 American reinforcements numbering 1,400, reached Fort Ridgely which brought an end to Fort Ridgely's siege. Ojibway casualties were obviously higher.