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  Chippewa Cree -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Chippewa Cree Tribe is a mixed group of (Any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived) Native Americans in (A state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border) Montana, among the last to come into the state.
The members of the tribe, feeling cheated by the reservation system, continued to live a nomadic life, and were deported to Canada, but returned to hunt (Meat from an American bison) buffalo.
The tribe operates the commercial ski area Bear Paw Ski Bowl, and Stone Child College, a two-year institution.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chippewa_cree.htm   (121 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Cree
Cree, Native Americans of the Algonquian language family and of the Subarctic and Great Plains culture areas.
The Cree are sometimes grouped by scholars, east to west, as the Eastern Wood Cree, the Swampy Cree, the Western Wood Cree, and the Plains Cree.
The Plains Cree, some of whom were allied with the Assiniboine people of Manitoba, hunted deer, caribou, elk, moose, and, on the Northern Plains, buffalo (American bison).
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761564434   (458 words)

  
 Chippewa Cree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chippewa Cree Tribe is a mixed group of Native Americans in Montana, among the last to come into the state.
They are descended from Cree that had come south from Canada, and from Chippewa that had moved east from the Turtle Mountains in North Dakota.
The members of the tribe, feeling cheated by the reservation system, continued to live a nomadic life, and were deported to Canada, but returned to hunt buffalo.
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Chippewa_Cree   (213 words)

  
 The Plains Cree by David G. Mandelbaum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The crude forked stick employed by the Plains Cree in spearing fish is roughly analogous to the two-pronged spear of the Eastern Cree.
The Eastern Cree use a rectangular platform grill; the Chippewa build a frame over the camp fire; the tripod scaffold of the Northern Saulteaux is identical with a type used by the Plains Cree and, indeed, the other two forms are also known to the prairie tribe.
The distribution of the Mediterranean arrow release used by the Plains Cree is restricted to the Eastern Cree and Naskapi in the regions under consideration.
www.schoolnet.ca /aboriginal/Plains_Cree/part15-e.html   (7900 words)

  
 Doug Otteson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Chippewa Cree Housing Authority, 265 Mont. 90, 874 P.2d 1217 (1994), is misplaced.
Chippewa Cree Housing Authority, 265 Mont. 90, 874 P.2d 1217 (1994), are distinguishable and inapposite.
Chippewa Cree Housing Authority, 265 Mont. 90, 874 P.2d 1217 (1994), he is entitled to PPD benefits upon becoming eligible for social security retirement benefits.
wcc.dli.state.mt.us /O/Otteson_SJ.htm   (2007 words)

  
 'Chippewa' entry from Hodge's handbook of Indians
The Chippewa took part with the other tribes of the N. in all the wars against the frontier settlements to the close of the war of 1812.
Schoolcraft, who was personally acquainted with the Chippewa and married a woman of the tribe, describes the Chippewa warriors as equaling in physical appearance the best formed of the N. Indians, with the possible exception of the Foxes.
It is impossible to determine the past or present numbers of the Chippewa, as in former times only a small part of the tribe came in contact with the whites at any period, and they are now so mixed with other tribes in many quarters that no separate returns are given.
www.prairienet.org /prairienations/chippewa.htm   (2287 words)

  
 Plains Cree
The name Cree was an abbreviated form of Kristinaux, the French version of a Cree name for themselves, Kenistenoag.
The Plains Crees were buffalo-hunting people whose range was almost entirely in Canada, north of the Assiniboins and the Sioux.
The Crees were important trading partners with the French and later the British in Canada.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/TheJourney/NativeAmericans/PlainsCree.htm   (361 words)

  
 [No title]
Such order as may be necessary to ensure lawful, prompt, and peaceful return of the children to their father and their home in the State of Montana including but not limited to a direction and declaration to police and law enforcement officials that they assist the custodial father; 4.
Regarding the Trial Court of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, their authority and jurisdiction over band members or non-members, on or off the reserve is largely governed by Title 1, Chapter 2, (2.2), (2.3) of the Chippewa Cree Tribal Law and Order Code of 1987 a copy of which is attached hereto as exhibit "A".
The State of Montana and the Chippewa Cree Tribe are within and part of the contracting state under the said Convention.
www.hiltonhouse.com /cases/KGVCLG_Canada.txt   (5976 words)

  
 Chippewa Cree eye casino, ethanol :: Montana Forum :: If it's happening in Montana, we're discussing it on Montana Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
GREAT FALLS - The Chippewa Cree Business Council is discussing the feasibility of developing an ethanol refinery or building a new casino to improve economic growth on the Rocky Boy's Reservation.
The council is launching the Chippewa Cree Development Corporation, an economic development board made up of five tribal members who have leadership and business experience.
The Chippewa Cree are also developing a tribal construction company, Houle said.
www.montanaforum.com /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2637&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0   (259 words)

  
 Fort Union Trading Post NHS history
Plains Cree and their close allies, the Plains Chippewa, were often found at Fort Union, especially in the company of their other close ally, the Assiniboine.
Also like the Cree, the Chippewa were one of the largest tribal groups in North America.
The Plains Chippewa (also known as the Ojibwa) frequently traveled with their allies, the Plains Cree and Assiniboine, and were thus often found trading at Fort Union.
www.nps.gov /fous/plains_tribes.htm   (1545 words)

  
 [No title]
Whereas, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana, a recognized Indian tribe organized under a constitution and by-laws ratified by the Tribe on November 2, 1934, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior on November 23, 1935, pursuant to section 16 of the Act of June 18, 1934, (48 Stat.
No property rights of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, as heretofore constituted, shall be in any way impaired by anything contained in this charter, and the tribal ownership of unallotted lands, whether or not assigned to the use of any particular individuals, is hereby expressly recognized.
Submitted by the Secretary of the Interior for ratification by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation in a popular referendum to be held on July 25, 1936.
thorpe.ou.edu /IRA/creechrtr.html   (818 words)

  
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The jurisdiction of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, Montana, shall extend to the territory within the Rocky Boy's Reservation as established by act of September 7, 1916 (39 Stat.
(b) To employ legal counsel for the protection and advancement of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and its members, the choice of counsel and the fixing of fees to be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.
(f) To manage all economic affairs and enterprises of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, including tribal lands, tribal timber, tribal saw mill, tribal flour mill, tribal community store, and any other tribal activities, in accordance with the terms of a charter which may be issued to the tribe by the Secretary of the Interior.
thorpe.ou.edu /IRA/creecons.html   (2853 words)

  
 Rocky Boys
The reservation was established in April of 1916, when Congress set aside 56,035 acres for the Chippewa and Cree Bands of Chief Rocky Boy.
In 1915, after a coalition of Montana citizens demanded a reservation for Montana’s "homeless" Indians, the Cree and Chippewa were granted a reservation on the westernmost portion of the former Fort Assiniboine Military Reservation.
Cree, an Algonquian language, is still spoken, and some tribal members participate in the Sun Dance and sweat lodge ceremonies.
www.bigskytribes.com /rocky_boys.htm   (488 words)

  
 Ojibwe
Marie Band of Chippewa Indians, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of L'Anse of Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Lac Vieux Desert of Chippewa Indians, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Ontonagon Bands of Chippewa Indians, Sault Ste.
Allied with the Cree and Assiniboine, the Ojibwe at the same time advanced west from Thunder Bay up the Rainey River portage dislodging the Dakota from what is now the border of Minnesota and Ontario.
This concluded in 1923 with the Williams Treaty with the Ojibwe of southern Ontario.
www.tolatsga.org /ojib.html   (16124 words)

  
 CHIPPEWA CREE TRIBE community profile
The Chippewa Cree Tribes signed treaties in the 1800's with the United States which are the legal documents defining the relationship with the United States that established the original Tribal boundaries and recognized our rights as a sovereign government.
The Chippewa Cree Reservation was established by executive order of the President in 1916.
The Chippewa Cree Tribe desires to continue progress in providing for the Tribal membership and the development of increased self-sufficiency.
www.mnisose.org /profiles/chippewa.htm   (1162 words)

  
 Demontiney v. United States
Appellant, Chippewa Cree tribal member John Demontiney ("Demontiney"), doing business as Earthwalker Engineering, entered into a subcontract with Appellee, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy' s Reservation (the "Tribe"), for engineering services to remodel the Bonneau Dam located on tribal land in Montana.
The complaint indicated that "[p]laintiff prays for the Chippewa Tribal Court Remedies to be exhausted and move him to the federal court system." In an affidavit attached to the second complaint, Demontiney stated that he had "appeared before the Chippewa Cree Business Committee on this matter and.
In the July subcontract, Demontiney cites: (1) two choice-of-law provisions, one indicating that the subcontract "shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Chippewa Cree Tribe" and the other granting the "Chippewa Cree Tribal Court.
www.law.com /regionals/ca/opinions/jul/9935874.shtml   (5343 words)

  
 Chippewa Cree Tribe Marks Substantial Completion  21-September-2005
The project, as authorized by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boys Reservation Indian Reserved Water Rights Settlement and Water Supply Enhancement Act of 1999 (P.L.106-163), enables the tribe to plan, design and construct a number of on-Reservation water development projects.
Bruce Sunchild, Vice Chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe stated, "The success of the Bonneau project showcases the commitment of the Tribe to build a better future for the coming generations.
Beartusk added, "The Chippewa Cree Tribe should be especially proud of this accomplishment, as should the working partners, including the Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, contractors, suppliers and the operators and laborers.
www.waterchat.com /News/Indian/05/Q3/ind_050921-03.htm   (500 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Chippewa
The Ojibwa or Chippewa (also Ojibwe, Ojibway, Chippeway) are the third_largest group of Native Americans in the United States, surpassed only by Cherokee and Navajo.
The major component group of the Anishinaabe, they number over 100,000 living in an area stretching across the north from Michigan to Montana.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of the L'Anse and Ontonagon Bands of Chippewa Indians
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chippewa   (468 words)

  
 Native Americans: Cree History and Culture
As a complement to our Cree language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Cree people and various aspects of their society.
Cree history is interesting and important, but the Cree are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
A variety of articles and historic photographs on the Sekani, Beaver, and Cree Indians of the Rocky Mountain trench.
www.native-languages.org /cree_culture.htm   (697 words)

  
 cree indian history Index - History-Find
Cree Language and the Cree Indian Tribe (Iyiniwok, Eenou, Eeyou...
Cree language information and the culture, history and genealogy of the Cree Indians.
Presents the elements of the grammar and vocabulary of Cree as spoken in...
www.history-find.com /indian-history/cree-indian-history.html   (610 words)

  
 FEMA: Region VIII - Chippewa-Cree of Rocky Boy's Reservation of Montana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Although the Cree reside primarily in Canada today, a group of Cree settled in northern Montana in 1885.
These Cree eventually became associated with a band of landless Chippewa under the leadership of Stone Child, or Rocky Boy.
In 1915, a coalition of Montana residents asked for a reservation for the “homeless” Indians, which led to the Cree and Chippewa being given a reservation on the western portion of Fort Assiniboine Military Reservation.
www.fema.gov /regions/viii/tribal/rockyboybg.shtm   (521 words)

  
 Native Americans: Chippewa Indian Tribe (Ojibway First Nations, Ojibwa, Anishinabe)
Language:: The Ojibwe language--otherwise anglicized as Chippewa, Ojibwa or Ojibway and known to its own speakers as Anishinabe or Anishinaabemowin--is an Algonquian tongue spoken by 50,000 people in the northern United States and southern Canada.
People: Along with the Cree, the Ojibwe are one of the most populous and widely distributed Indian groups in North America, with 150 bands throughout the north-central United States and southern Canada.
Ojibwe and Chippewa are renderings of the same Algonquian word, "puckering," probably referring to their characteristic moccasin style.
www.native-languages.org /chippewa.htm   (1218 words)

  
 Canku Ota - February 21, 2004 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Crees were one of two peoples that combined to form the Chippewa Cree Tribe.
Murie said the decision to look for Cree materials first, rather than Chippewa, was in part because Cree is the dominant language on the reservation, and also because historical information about the Cree is scarce at Rocky Boy.
Hopefully there'll be (a project) for the Chippewa too, because we want our children to know about both," Murie said, adding that if they come across pieces of Chippewa history, they'll try to bring that home as well.
www.turtletrack.org /Issues04/Co02212004/CO_02212004_CreeHistory.htm   (846 words)

  
 Hearing on H.R.795, to provide for the settlement of the water rights claims of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The program was ill-suited to the Chippewa Cree's needs; the government's ill-advised decision to utilize the program as a way to obtain more lands for Indians was made worse by the poor land selections made, when better lands were available.
If any precedent is set by the Chippewa Cree water rights settlement as to the right of tribes to market water off the reservation, it is only that such rights must be negotiated with the affected states and non-Indian water users to mitigate any concerns raised, to the satisfaction of all parties.
The State of Montana concurs with the Chippewa Cree Tribe and the Administration that this is a fair and equitable settlement that will enhance the ability of the Tribe to develop a sustainable economy while protecting existing investments in water use by off-Reservation ranchers who rely on state-based water rights.
commdocs.house.gov /committees/resources/hii59457.000/hii59457_0.HTM   (16476 words)

  
 Waiting For A Day That Never Comes
Like all the other Chippewa, they had at some time or other occupied regions on both sides of the International Boundary.This small band, however, claimed for their area the land lying north of Devil's Lake in North Dakota, a region that included the Turtle Mountains.
Further- more, since the United States Government consistently recognized the Chippewa as an American tribe and effected treaties with them, the Metis felt that since they, too, were now considered Indians, their rights were as significant as were those of their maternal ancestors.
The Turtle Mountain band of Chippewa, including the Metis who were considered eligible members, agreed to withdraw all claim to the 9,500,000 acre tract of land in the region, except the two townships previously established as a reservation in 1882.
www.littleshelltribe.com /miscdocs/history/WaitingForADayThatNeverComes.shtml   (7448 words)

  
 Untitled1
A variety of names (Ojibwe, Chippewa, Bungee, Mississauga, and Saulteaux) and division of their population between Canada and United States has masked their true size.
Coureurs de Bois were legalized in 1715; their frequent intermarriage with native women (especially Ojibwe and Cree) eventually created a new group of mixed-blooded people that known as the Métis.
A series of five treaties (1871-75) followed with the Plains Ojibwe, Cree, and other tribes which are known only by their number (Treaty No. 1, etc.).
famousamericanindians4.homestead.com /Ojibwahistory.html   (15420 words)

  
 Rocky Boy
The nearest urban center is Greatfalls, which has a population of 57,000 and is located 100 miles to the southwest of the reservation.
Moreover, the tribe expects Chippewa Cree Meats to serve as an "anchor" for other shops and commercial ventures.
The tribe is currently building the Chippewa Cree Multi-Purpose Center, funded by a HUD Grant; its facilities will include a swimming pool, sauna, and a whirlpool.
www.cradleboard.org /sites/rocky.html   (1301 words)

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