Algonquian Tribes | Communities | First Nations | Ojibway Indians History | Reservations | Tribes




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).


Click Here To Donate




The May 12, 1858 First Battle of Little Robe Creek


On May 12, 1858, a force of 220 Texas Rangers (they had many a revolver with them) and Tonkawa Indian soldiers (the Tonkawa supposedly made up 120 of the 220 soldiers), set out to attack several camps of Anishinabe people along the Little Robe Creek in extreme western Oklahoma, not more than 5 miles from the northern part of the Texas pandhandle. Historians claim that the Anishinabek were attacking settlers but that's far from the truth. Anishinabe people were using that region of Oklahoma and Texas, to flee to the north of Mexico. American leaders wanted that exodus stopped. On dawn of the 12th of May, the Texas Rangers and their Tonkawa allies, launched a surprise attack on a sleeping Anishinabe camp of probably 12 lodges. They killed many of the men, women, and children, but a few managed to escape to warn other nearby Anishinabe camps of the threat. In the three battles which occurred that day, 76 Anishinabek were killed, and an unknown number were wounded, and 16 were captured.



Free Book


The Algonquian Conquest of the Mediterranean Region of 11,500 Years Ago




Contact


2009-2017 Anishinabe-History.Com