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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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July 17, 1879 Battle of Milk River


Still pursuing Ojibways who had yet to surrender or relocate to new Reservations, a force of 676 American Soldiers under command of Colonel Nelson A. Miles, as well as 143 of their Indian allies, or a force of nearly 850, was sent out to round up Ojibways who still refused to relocate to new Reservations. Battle of Milk River was a part of Mullan Road War. A list of Mullan Road War battles is below. Historians claim that it was ogima Sitting Bull who led Ojibways at Battle of Milk River on Thursday July 17, 1879. We must remember that historians claim that ogima Sitting Bull fled up to Canada in 1877, so that bit of historical information must be corrupted. At that time, not only was Colonel Miles sending American Soldiers and their Indian allies, out to battle Ojibways who refused to relocate to new Reservations, they were also instructed to kill off wild game that roamed throughout Montana. According to historians, Ojibways numbered over 300, with many being women and children. American Soldiers may have attacked Anishinabe People near Saco, Montana which is about 37 miles south of Canada and 37 miles northwest of Glasgow, Montana, and just east of present day Fort Belknap Reservation, and west of Fort Peck Reservation.



Though Blackfeet Reservation supposedly existed then or in 1879, there's a problem. Why? If Blackfeet Reservation existed in 1879, it covered nearly all of northern Montana, between North Dakota and Glacier National Park. They were at peace or living on their Reservation. This battle was fought on Blackfeet Reservation. Unless, there was no Blackfeet Reservation that covered nearly all of northern Montana in 1879 which is true. That Reservation was probably eradicated in 1868. Turtle Mountain Reservation existed then and was adjacent to an old Blackfeet Reservation to it's south. What actually transpired was 100s of Ojibways being forced to leave Turtle Mountain Reservation, between Musselshell River and Rocky Mountain Front, to new Reservations at Fort Belknap Reservation and Fort Peck Reservation. Ojibway People were not pleased with how they were being treated. Their leaders became agitated and decided to return south and that led to Battle of Milk River. A short battle followed in which they claim 3 Ojibways were killed and 3 wounded. White casualties were also 3 killed and 3 wounded. American Soldiers then destroyed all belongings that belonged to Ojibways which forced them to relocate to Fort Belknap Reservation and Fort Peck Reservation.



Battles of Mullan Road War

Steam Boat Chippewa Fiasco

Battle of Big Mound

Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake

Battle of Stoney Lake

Battle of White Stone Hill

Battle of Killdeer Mountain

Fisk's Expedition

Battle of Red Buttes

Battle of Deer Creek Station

Battle of Dry Creek

Custard Wagon Train Fight

Platte Bridge Battle

Battle of Bone Pile Creek

Battle at Platte Bridge Station

Battle of Fort Rice

Battle of the Tongue River

1865 Powder River Expedition

Sun River Stampede

Battle of Crazy Woman Creek

Battle of Peno Creek

Fetterman Massacre

Fort Buford Massacre

Haystack Battle

Battle of Fort Kearny

Battle Near Fort Ellis

Battle of Popo Aguie

Marias River Massacre

Battle of Miner's Delight

Pryor's Fork Battle (1872 Yellowstone Expedition)

Second Battle of Tongue River (1873 Yellowstone Expedition)

Battle of Bighorn (1873 Yellowstone Expedition)

Battle of Powder River

Battle of the Rosebud

Custers Last Stand

Battle of Snake Mountain

Battle of Slim Buttes

Battle of Cedar Creek

Battle of Bates Creek

Battle of Ash Creek

Battle of Wolf Mountain

Battle of Little Muddy Creek

Battle of White Bird Canyon

Battle of the Cottonwoods

Battle of the Clearwater

Battle of Weippe Prairie

Battle of Big Hole

Battle of Horse Prairie

Battle of Birch Creek, Idaho

Battle of Camas Creek

Battle of Canyon Creek

Battle of Cow Island

Battle of Cow Creek

Battle of Bear Paw

Battle of South Mountain

Battle of Silver River

Battle of Birch Creek

Battle of Clearwater River

Battle of Clark's Fork

Battle of Heart Mountain

Massacre Near Yellowstone Lake

Battle of Jackson Hole

Battle of Careless Creek

Battle of Milk River

Battle of Big Creek

Battle of Pumpkin Creek

Battle of Poplar River

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