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Eastern Shoshone

Wind River Reservation not likely to legalize marijuana

CASPER, Wyo. — Native American tribes on the Wind River Reservation are now able to grow and sell marijuana without federal prosecution after the release of a U.S. Justice Department memo last week that directed attorneys to stop prosecuting such cases.

December 22, 2014 7:00 amLoading…

Eastern Shoshone announce casino expansion

CASPER, Wyo. — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe on Friday announced the approval of a $25 million expansion of the Shoshone Rose casino, north of Lander.

December 05, 2014 6:41 pmLoading…

Wyoming tribe leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Tribe leaders are opposing a bill co-sponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

April 07, 2014 9:51 amLoading…
Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

CASPER, Wyo. — In a counterblow aimed at ending the boundary dispute over the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso drafted a bill with the aid of Gov. Matt Mead’s office to refute the EPA decision that Riverton is part of the reservation.

April 02, 2014 5:58 amLoading…

Payments from Indian trust settlement on the way

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The second set of payments stemming from a settlement between the federal government and Native American land trust beneficiaries is due to be distributed to members of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes within a few weeks.

January 19, 2014 2:12 pmLoading…
Eastern Shoshone

Eastern Shoshone

Eastern Shoshone Indian Days in Fort Washakie, Wyo. on Friday, June 25, 2010.

November 07, 2010 11:05 amLoading…

Did a mummy prove the Wyoming legend?

CASPER, Wyo. - The Little People fabled to live in the Wind River Range are good, as long as you don't make them mad.

November 07, 2010 11:02 amLoading…

Tribes fight Barrasso’s change in settlement

CHEYENNE — Leaders of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes in Wyoming have warned that an amendment proposed by their home state’s U.S. senator would derail a $3.4 billion federal settlement with American Indians nationwide.

June 18, 2010 10:33 pmLoading…

Eastern Shoshone participate in inaugural parade

RIVERTON - As members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe danced, drummed and displayed veterans' flags in President Barack Obama's inauguration parade, 14-year-old Kanani Shoyo noticed a section of bright light ahead of them.

January 22, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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