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Eastern Shoshone oppose grizzly bear delisting

Eastern Shoshone oppose grizzly bear delisting

CASPER, Wyo. — Leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe said they oppose any U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list.

November 09, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Eastern Shoshone to maintain joint council

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced it will keep the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council alive on its own after the Northern Arapaho Business Council withdrew from the panel.

October 04, 2014 2:39 pmLoading…

Native American politics heat up in Wyoming

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.

September 01, 2014 9:45 amLoading…

State officials, tribes at odds over EPA boundary ruling

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.

June 10, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Eastern Shoshone Council dismisses officials

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe's General Council has dismissed two elected tribal officials.

April 08, 2014 11:55 amLoading…

Wyoming tribes seek Yellowstone Park bison from Montana

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.

September 14, 2012 7:15 amLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers will hear testimony about reducing crime on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

June 19, 2012 7:27 amLoading…

More details released in death of Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison

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.

June 03, 2012 2:39 pmLoading…

Judge rules Encana must face suit in tribal court

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.

April 24, 2012 2:30 pmLoading…
Chief Washakie

Chief Washakie

Chief Washakie, leader of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, is remembered in a statue to peace and equality outside the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.

April 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wind River program recognized with federal award

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.

February 13, 2012 7:37 amLoading…

Encana sues top tribal judge

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.

February 10, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

$1.6M HUD grant to help Eastern Shoshone Tribe with housing

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.

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Legal bills for voting rights case exceed $880K

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.

September 23, 2010 4:14 pmLoading…

Eastern Shoshone Tribe rejects alcohol ban

RIVERTON — Members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe have voted down a proposal to ban possession of alcohol on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

September 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Conference centers on working with crime victims

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The 8th annual Wind River Native American Conference will be held this week in Lander.

August 02, 2010 5:29 amLoading…

Wyoming tribes get federal employment grants

Wyoming tribes get federal employment grants

June 24, 2010 11:06 amLoading…

Fremont County Commission endorses 2 voting plans

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.

June 24, 2010 10:54 amLoading…

ACLU appeals for decision in American Indians voting case

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.

April 08, 2010 3:28 pmLoading…

Grant funds language database

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.

September 24, 2009 9:00 pmLoading…

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