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    The Little Shell Tribe is a band of the Chippewa Tribe and has their headquarters in Great Falls Montana. The tribe is not currently recognized by the federal government and does not have a reservation designated to them at this time. Some of the sites below tell their history, culture, and explore their battle to gain recognition as a tribe.

Little Shell Tribe Members Website  This unofficial site includes the history of the Little Shell tribe and information on their people and their flag.

Little Shell Tribe Website This is the official Little Shell website.

Little Shell News  This is a site that contains up to date news releases about the Little Shell Tribe and related activities. Some of the most recent articles have information regarding Little Shell's twenty year struggle with the federal government to gain recognition as a tribe, an article on Indian Games, and an article on No Child Left Behind's in Indian Schools.

Little Shell Tribe History  Included on this page is links to the  background and history of this tribe.

Little Shell Legends and Stories Some of the legends and stories are shared

Montana Kids site   Basic information about the Reservation

MT WY  Tribal Leaders Council    Gives information on the current government officials for Montana and Wyoming tribes


Essential Understandings

Famous Mont. Indians


Lesson Plans

Local  Landmarks



State Standards & Benchmarks

Tribal Flags

American Indian Heritage Days
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