Files used by the Chippewa Cree Tribe, and in particular the Tribal Water Resources Department, during their negotiations with the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission and the Federal Negotiating Team for the Rocky Boy's Reservation to settle the Tribe's water rights claims. The records include information about the history of the area that is now Rocky Boy's Reservation in north central Montana, history of water system development in the region, and legal files related to Rocky Boy's case for water rights.
Rocky Boy's Reservation Tribal Self-Governance collection contains workbooks, conference materials, handbooks, memos, legislation, newsletters and sample applications used to create the Reservation's application for tribal self-governance. Rocky Boy's Reservation is in north central Montana and is home to the Chippewa Cree Tribe. All the material in this collection dates between 1991 and 1995.