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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 Battle of Mackinac Island July 17, 1812
This battle occurred in what is now the State of Michigan, on July 17, 1812. Several hundred Anishinabe soldiers were instructed by their commanders to surround Fort Mackinac to attempt to capture the white fortification. Within the fort were around 261 white soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Porter Hanks. On the morning of July 17, 1812, a force of several hundred Anishinabe soldiers landed on the island the white fort was situated on, about two miles from it. Near the white fort was a small white settlement which was taken by the brave Anishinabe soldiers who, after capturing the villages inhabitants, forced three of them to enter the white military fort to alert the white soldiers there of the presence of a large Indian army waiting to attack the fort. They also demanded that they surrender the fort which they did. All 261 white soldiers were captured and the entire white villages population was captured as well. As for their eventual plight, they probably were either killed or enslaved.