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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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Ojibway Indians of Oregon
To learn about the Ojibways who live in the State of Oregon, we have to again turn to Andrew Blackbirds 1887 book "History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan," which includes the historical information about the Ojibwa Language being extensively spoken among the Shoshonean People. According to Sarah Winnemucca, her father chief Winnemucca, was the leader of all Paiute People. He was not Paiute. Chief Winnemucca was Shoshone which means he was Ojibway. On September 12, 1872, the Paiute and Shoshone were set aside the Malheur Reservation of Oregon. During the Chippewa Exodus (white historians refer to them as the Nez Perce) of 1877, 10,000s of Nez Perce who are really the Amikwa Chippewa's, fled into Oregon and Washington. American leaders anticipated such an event because they knew about the Seven Fires Prophecy. They added land on to Malheur Reservation on May 15, 1875 and January 28, 1876. However, they did not anticipate so many Chippewa's migrating into eastern Oregon. After they arrived to Oregon, they contacted the superintendent of Malheur Reservation and requested to be allowed to live there. Their request was denied. Soon after, the Ojibway Indians of Oregon commenced to wage war. It is known as the 1878 Bannock War. To end the conflict, the United States allowed the Chippewa's to live at Malheur Reservation. However, they had no intentions of keeping their promise. They broke treaty in 1883 and forced both the Paiute and Shoshone Chippewa, to relocate to Warm Springs Reservation and Yakima Reservation of Washington State. We know the Athabascan People or Dene People, are Algonquin. So the Grand Ronde and Siletz Reservations also belong to the Ojibways of Oregon. Their population is small in Oregon for many reasons.