A Home For the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians

The NY Times reports the story of the Little Shell Tribe of Indians who were forcibly removed from the land in 1892 and who are still fighting for a piece of real estate in the state of Montana to call their own. The article reports:

Today, with most of its members living in public housing around Great Falls, Mr. Shield and Mr. Boham are leading a protracted fight for government recognition of the tribe. Recognition would allow their people to gain control of federal money to buy land here for a tribal headquarters and housing, and to win back a measure of dignity.

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