Western Band of Shoshone Indians.

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Other titlesWestern band of Shoshone Indians to sue in Court of Claims
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The Road On Which We Came: A History of the Western Shoshone. by Steven J. Crum | Apr 6, out of 5 stars 2. Paperback. $$ Get it as soon as Fri, May FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon.

Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). More Buying Choices. Librarian's tip: "Western Independent Shoshoni Villages" begins on p. 68, and "Northern Shoshoni Bands" begins on p.

Read preview Overview Shoshone Tales By Anne M. Smith; Alden Hayes University of Utah Press, The first book-length history of the Eastern Shoshones. People of the Wind River tells the story of the Eastern Shoshones through eight tumultuous decades―fromwhen they reached mutual accommodations with the first permanent Anglo-American settlers in Wind River country, towhen the death of Chief Washakie marked a final break with their traditional lives as nineteenth-century Cited by: 2.

The Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians is a federally recognized Tribe with its own Constitution amended in and Corporate Charter approved in The Te-Moak Tribe is comprised of four Bands: Battle Mountain Band, Elko Band Colony, South Fork Reservation and the Wells Band Colony.

The Te-Moak Tribal Council exercises overall jurisdiction over its Bands and all tribal lands; Bands. Brigham City Office: North Main Street Brigham City, UT Pocatello Main Tribal Western Band of Shoshone Indians.

book Pershing Ave Suite Pocatello, ID. The Western Shoshone comprise several Shoshone tribes that are indigenous to the Great Basin and have lands identified in the Treaty of Ruby Valley They resided in Idaho, Nevada, California, and tribes are very closely related culturally to the Paiute, Goshute, Bannock, Ute, and Timbisha tribes.

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They speak the Western dialect of the Shoshone language. The Northwestern Band of Shoshone were additional signers to the Treaty of Box Elder of Location The Northwestern Shoshones in the s moved with the seasons in four groups of or people from the Bear Lake Valley to the eastern shores of the Great Salt Lake.

other Western Shoshone peoples, Ute people: The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is a federally recognized tribe of Shoshone people, located in Box Elder County, Utah.

They are also known as the Northwestern Band of Shoshoni Indians. Current land holdings of the Band. The tribe owns a piece of land near the Utah-Idaho border, which is. The Northwestern Band of Shoshone live in southern Idaho and northern Utah, covering land in Blackfoot, Idaho and Bingham County in Idaho, and Brigham City, Utah, and Box Elder County in Utah.

Their headquarters are in Brigham City,Utah, but they also have a tribal office in Pocatello, Idaho. They became a federally recognized tribe in Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone, Elko, NV.

1, likes 17 talking about this 92 were here. Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians Administration Office and Enrollment. The Northwestern Band of Shoshone is a branch of the larger group of Shoshone people that cover Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Nevada.

When whites began encroaching on the area that is now Utah in the s, three different groups of Northwestern Shoshones lived there. The misnamed Weber Utes lived in Weber Valley near present-day Ogden, Utah. Each Band (Battle Mountain Band, Elko Band, Southfork Band, Wells Band) has power to manage the affairs concerning all matters that relate soley to the Band as granted by the Constitution of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians.

The ELKO BAND COUNCIL is our elected body serving three year terms and whose duty is to carry out the powers. The Western Shoshone were organized into loosely affiliated family bands that subsisted on wild plants, small mammals, fish, and insects.

Each family was independently nomadic during most of the year and joined other families only briefly for activities such as rabbit drives, antelope hunts, or dancing; like other Great Basin Indians, they were sometimes referred to by the derogatory name.

SHOSHONES "Shoshone" comes from the Shoshone word sosoni', which is a plural form of sonipe, a type of high-growing l tribes on the Plains referred to the Shoshones as the "Grass House People," and this name probably refers to the conically shaped houses made of native grasses (sosoni') used by the Great Basin Indians.

Western States; Indian Agency; Reservations; Land Rights: Tribe: Shoshone; Goshute: Description: This map shows the boundaries according to the Indian Claims Commission of Includes the tribal and band divisions of the Shoshone people: Publisher: Digitized by J.

Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah: Date: Type: Image. The Tukudika, or Sheep Eater, Indians were a band of Mountain Shoshone that lived for thousands of years in the area that would become Yellowstone National Park.

Throughout the park, archaeological sites reflect use of resources within this landscape. Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians Elko County, NV Wells Band Council Mountain View Dr.

Wells, NV Total area: 80 acres Federal trust: 80 acres Total labor force: 79 High School graduate of higher: 67% Per capita income: $7, Wells Colony Tribal enrollment: Brief Summary: The Battle Mountain Band, Elko Band, South Fork Band, and the Wells Band collectively make up the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians.

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The Te-Moak Tribal Council has total jurisdiction over all tribal lands, while the bands (colonies) retain sovereignty over all the other affairs, and each band has its own separate governing Band Council.

(I) To recognize as constitutent Bands of the Tribe, additional groups of Western Shoshone Indians pursuant to Section 2(a) of Article 3. Each newly recognized Band shall have the same power and authority as exists in the Bands mentioned in Section l of Article 3; (m) To provide for the exclusion of non-members from the territory of the Tribe.

The Shoshone were definitely in the greater Gallatin Valley at least years prior to European adventurers and American expansionists arrived.

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Artifacts from the Folsom Period (dated 9, years ago) have been found in this region, and most Indian bands believe they are connected to. Most Western Shoshone do not live on rancher í as, although there are numerous small reserves, generally governed by local councils, in eastern California and Nevada.

In the late nineteenth century, the population totaled about 2, and in the population was 2, according to the U.S. Bureau of Indian. Taking a Look at the Western Shoshone Nation Words | 3 Pages Traditionally the Western Shoshone Nation’s ancestral land covers an area spanning from southern California, clear through Nevada, and barely touching southern Idaho.

Treaty with Western Bands of Shoshone Indians of ,18 Stat 3. United States «=I05 Evidence showing, inter alia, that there was no underhanded agreement, explicit or tacit, between Government and tribal or­ ganization which had exclusive privilege of representing Indians in claim proceedings before Indian Claims Commission for tribal.

Today. The Te-Moak Tribe Council is headquartered in Elko, tribe is composed of four constituent bands. Their constitution allows for an unlimited number of reservations and Indian colonies to join the tribe.

Battle Mountain Band. This band governs the Battle Mountain reservation, at, in Battle Mountain, Nevada Traditionally, they are the Tonomudza band of Shoshone.

Shoshone Tribe of Indians v. United States, U.S. () Shoshone Tribe of Indians v. United States. Argued Decem 18, Decided January 4, * U.S. CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF CLAIMS Syllabus. A taking of an interest in land, tortious in its origin, may be made lawful by relation.

U.S. The term or designation of Shoshone Indians is a very broad categorization of several bands and/or federally recognized tribes within the group so named.

For the most part, they have historically lived in the Great Basin area, and have ranged from Oregon and Idaho on the north to Arizona and southern California on the south, and from Wyoming on.

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Ceremonies Shoshone Indians engaged in a variety of dances and ceremonies. Major dances with religious themes included the Round Dance, the Father Dance, and the Sun Dance.

The Round Dance was performed when food was plentiful or as part of an annual mourning ceremony. The Father Dance paid tribute to the creator and asked him.

Eastern Shoshone are Shoshone who primarily live in Wyoming and in the northeast corner of the Great Basin where Utah, Idaho and Wyoming meet and are in the Great Basin classification of Indigenous lived in the Rocky Mountains during the Lewis and Clark Expedition and adopted Plains horse culture in contrast to Western Shoshone that maintained a Great Basin culture.

The governing body of the Te-Moak Bands of Western Shoshone Indians shall consist of a council known as the Te-Moak Western Shoshone Council. SEC. The Te-Moak Western Shoshone Council shall be organized as follows: Five councilmen shall be elected at the first election to serve for a term of at least one year, as provided in Article V.

After publishing a few articles on Native American history and studying the Shoshone language, Scott Christensen has completed his first full-length work, Sagwitch: Shoshone Chieftain, Mormon Elder –, which won the Evans Handcart Award at Utah State University.

Christensen is to be commended for this well-written documentary of the man who was a leader of the Northwestern Band .Western Shoshone religion was animistic.

Supernatural powers were acquired through dream and vision experiences. Religious Practitioners. Steward noted three types of shamans: general curers, curers of specific sicknesses, and those who used their abilities for their own benefit only. Both men and women could become shamans, but only men.↑Pritzker, ↑ Thomas et al, ↑ Schoppe-Hine, K.

"Welcome." Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone. (retrieved 16 Dec ) ↑ Clemmer and Stewart, ↑ Pritzker, ↑ "Battle Mountain Election Results Finds A Familiar Face." Te-Moak Tribe News Blog.

8 Dec (retrieved 26 Nov ) ↑ "Battle Mountain Band." Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone.