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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 Tallushatchee November 3, 1813
This battle was fought at the Creek village known as Tallushatchee, which was located in Alabama. After the news of the Fort Mims Massacre reached white leaders, Andrew Jackson was instructed to raise a force of 2,500 white soldiers to wage a war on the Southern Anishinabe Confederation. Jackson’s military force stopped and commenced to build a fortification which was about 15 miles from the Creek village of Tallushatchee. The name of the fort was Fort Struther. They obviously intended on launching an assault on the Creek village which may have been neutral or allied with the whites. Though historians claim the village harbored hostile soldiers, we know from history to think otherwise. The whites were obviously thinking about retaliation. On November 3, 1813, Jackson instructed General John Coffee to lead the white soldiers to attack the Creek village. In the battle that followed, Coffee ordered his 1,000 soldiers to circle the Creek village then they commenced their assault upon the Creek village which may have been allied with the whites. Coffee instructed a large group of his soldiers to appear as if they were in dire need of reinforcements, to attempt to draw the soldiers in the village, out to fight them. It worked as planned, but the soldiers soon ended their assault then retreated back into the village. In the horrible battle, around 180 Indian soldiers were killed, including Anishinabe, if you believe the whites that is. For all we know the white soldiers probably attacked a village that was neutral or allied with the whites. They were enraged and seeking to retaliate.