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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 Staten Island August 22, 1777
From their scouts, the Anishinabek eventually learned that the English were going to soon make an approach to Philadelphia to attempt to free the city from their grip. Anishinabe commanders ordered many of their brave soldiers to reach the Staten Island region (it is a few miles south of New York City) to make raids on the English military and civilian population. Their goals were to cause as much damage as they could inflict, and to attempt to steal the weapons of their English enemy. During an encounter at Staten Island, a large group of brave Anishinabe soldiers battled their better armed white enemy near a ferry crossing known as Old Blazing Star. In the battle, 424 white soldiers were either killed, wounded or captured. Knowing how the situation was between the Indians and whites, the white captives of the Indians were likely killed later. Though the Anishinabe soldiers had inflicted much damage, they were not capable of stopping the English from attempting to reach the Philadelphia region.