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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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December 6, 1846 Battle of San Pasqual (San Diego, California)
This battle was one of the few battles the Americans lost in this war. Colonel Steven Watts Kearney, led a force of over 100 American soldiers from the Santa Fe, New Mexico region, across the Sonora Desert then reached the San Diego region. He was originally going to lead over 300 American soldiers to San Diego but received a message while enroute there, telling him that California had already been brought under white control. He ordered some 200 of the over 300 soldiers he had, to return to Santa Fe. The invading Americans in California at the time (start of December of 1846), knew that California was theirs already, even though the fighting had only started. Kearny was simply told they didn't need as many as 300 more reinforcements, and that 100 more soldiers was sufficient. After the over 100 American soldiers led by Colonel Kearny, reached the San Diego, California region, they merged with the American soldiers already there, which brought the number of American soldiers to 179. Anishinabe soldiers numbered around 100. Though they were outnumbered and their weapons were outdated (most were probably using bows and arrows, spears, and what few one shot musket guns they had), the smaller Anishinabe military force defeated the larger American military force. However, the Americans were capable of controlling the San Diego region because of the revolver. After losing the battle, Colonel Kearny sent for more reinforcements at San Diego which was 28 miles southwest of the battle site. Just off shore were several American warships. Anishinabe soldiers left the San Diego region right after the battle, to enter the mountains to the east of San Diego. I suspect that they probably continued the war by carrying out guerilla warfare tactics. Anishinabe casualties in this battle were 2 killed and 12 wounded. White casualties were 18 killed and 18 wounded and 1 missing.
The supposed town of San Diego was located three miles inland which means something is wrong. The Spanish whites supposedly used ships to commence the building of missions along Californias west coast in 1769. The first was built at San Diego. Anishinabe soldiers may have brought San Diego under their control in the late 18th century, or between 1810 and 1820. It was the Californios (the Spanish whites who allowed the Anglo Americans to take San Diego without a fight) but soon after the Anishinabek learned of it, they attacked the white invaders.