Famous Assiniboine

Famous Assiniboine Chiefs and Leaders

Dolly Akers or Dolly Smith Cusker Akers (March 23, 1901 – June 5, 1986) - First woman elected to the Tribal Executive Board of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and the first Native American elected to the Montana Legislature.

Roxy Gordon (March 7, 1945 – February 7, 2000) was a Choctaw and Assiniboine poet, novelist, musician and activist. He lived in Talpa, Texas, and had a following in England. In the 1970s, he ran a country music magazine, Picking up the Tempo, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Frank W. Warner aka Pisappih Timbimboo(1861–1919) - He was one of the first Native Americans to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Minnie Two Shoes (1950—2010) - Journalist, activist, publicist for the American Indian Movement, and co-founder of the Native American Press Association.

Assiniboine Tribes

Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Montana) (F)
Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana (Assinaboine and Gros Ventre) (Montana)(F)