An attack against Metis on the Milk River
Metis hunters were attacked by US Troops in 1882. As reported by the New York Times, two companies of soldiers attacked the Metis and Crees who were hunting on the Milk River in Montana. The hunters were forced to abandon their carts, supplies, and over 16,000 pounds of meat.
A collaborative effort of members of the Ojibwe and Metis communities