Eastern Shoshone Tribe
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and local elections.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators renewed Monday the ongoing battle over an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that would include Riverton as a portion of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe's General Council has dismissed two elected tribal officials.
American Indians in Wyoming have petitioned the state of Montana to give their tribes a group of bison from Yellowstone National Park whose fate has been in limbo since they were relocated to Ted Turner's ranch more than two years ago.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers will hear testimony about reducing crime on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Authorities say Eastern Shoshone Tribal Liaison Ed Wadda, who died in a rollover crash on Interstate 25, lost control of his vehicle when he swerved to avoid a deer.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In a ruling hailed as a victory for American Indian sovereignty, a federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit that Encana Oil and Gas Inc. had filed against a tribal judge on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Chief Washakie, leader of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, is remembered in a statue to peace and equality outside the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Wind River Tribal Youth Program in Fort Washakie is the recipient of one of five national awards directed at agencies that help with substance abuse prevention.
CASPER, Wyo. — Jeremy Jorgenson left his workplace as a floor hand on a drill rig in Fremont County, drove away, rolled his car and died.
CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing $1.6 million in housing grant money to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe in Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawyers representing American Indians who won a voting rights lawsuit against Fremont County are seeking over $880,000 from the county or its insurers.
RIVERTON — Members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe have voted down a proposal to ban possession of alcohol on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The 8th annual Wind River Native American Conference will be held this week in Lander.
Wyoming tribes get federal employment grants
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Fremont County Commission has endorsed two possible plans for the election of county commissioners, but neither of them would satisfy the American Indians who successfully sued the county over its at-large voting system.
CHEYENNE — Three years after presiding over a trial on an American Indian voting rights case, a federal judge in Wyoming has yet to rule on it. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union is taking the extraordinary step of asking a federal appeals court to force him to decide.
LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming American Indian Studies Program is working with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to create a database of the Eastern Shoshone language.
FORT WASHAKIE - The governing councils of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are supporting a Wyoming plan to protect sage grouse habitat and population areas.