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    Indian Affairs Document, Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, 1894. Belknap agency was established in 1887 north of the Little Rocky Mountains. It is home to Gros Ventre and Assiniboine-Sioux Indian tribes.

    United States of America. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, Washington D. C., Nov. 22, 1894. The document reads: "This is to certify that Little Chief is a recognized Assiniboine, of the Fort Belknap Agency, Montana now visiting Washington on tribal business." This is under treaty stipulations with the tribe and U. S. government." Very hard-to-find Indian Affairs multi-color document. Measures in frame approximately 15.25" x 18.25".

    Condition:
    Good, with discoloration and some foxing, two small tears, and two holes punched at top.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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