With the advent of the horse the tribe split with many migrating to the Plains and the horse riding and buffalo hunting culture. in Cache Valley. Box 140068Duckwater, Nevada 89314Telephone: 1-702-863-0227Fax: 1-702-863-0301, Ely Shoshone Tribe16 Shoshone CircleEly, Nevada 89301Telephone: 1-702-289-3013Fax:1-702-289-3156, Fallon Band of Paiute-Shoshone8955 Mission RoadFallon, Nevada 89406Telephone: (=1-702-423-6075Local call from the Reno area: 323-3780Fax:1-702-423-5202, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation P.O. Chief
Record Group 75, GSA, Washington D.C. 1954. The Shoshone tribe have reservations in California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. They list the names of individuals, their age, and other details about each person enumerated. Among these records are: The following agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs had jurisdiction over the Shoshone for the time periods indicated.
The Eastern Shoshoni, numbering about 2,000 under their famous Chief Washakie, occupied the region from the
During this time the Shoshone raided Pony Express routes, stagecoaches and wagon trains, 1862: Colonel Patrick Conner founded Fort Douglas Salt Lake City, 1863: January 29, 1863 Bear River Massacre. Shoshone Cultural GroupsThe Shoshone were originally people of the Great Basin Native American cultural group. Pocatello also gained notoriety as a reckless and
At an early point in history the tribe sub divided into:The Eastern Shoshone, Northern Shoshone and the Southern Shoshone. A prominent Shoshone: Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark Expedition-1803-06. Bear Hunter was
Shoshone and Arapaho Indians. For details, contact that office at the address for the Tribal Headquarters listed above. First treaty with the western Shoshone, 1857: Comstock Lode major silver discovery in Nevada (then Utah), 1861: The American Civil (1861 - 1865). The Western Shoshone peoples of today are actively involved in preserving and reviving their heritage for generations to come. near the mouth of the Bear River, the Indians bands finally gave up their homelands in Utah and settled at Fort Hall, where their
other divisions having similar cultures were the Goshute Shoshoni and the Western Shoshoni. Food: The food of the Plains Shoshone tribe was predominantly buffalo but also they also hunted deer, elk, bear and wild turkey. Winnemucca on the west. These trails provided a "highway" for over twenty years serving the forty-niners and silver seekers headed to California, Nevada and the northwest.
FHL film 576493 (M595 roll 138), 1902-1909 Fort Hall, Idaho.
The Wasatch Mountains provided small game for the Northwestern bands, but of
The geography of the region in which they lived dictated the lifestyle and culture of the Shoshone tribe. FHL film 581877 (M595 roll 502, 1930-1932 Shoshone Agency, Wyoming. The most famous Shoshone was Sacajawea who acted as a guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Their peoples have become members of federally recognized tribes throughout their traditional areas of settlement, often co-located with the Northern Paiute people of the Great Basin. The
Paiute, Shoshone. Stop on by today to learn more. Pocatello commanded a similar number of Shoshoni, who ranged from Grouse Creek in northwestern Utah eastward along the northern shore of
Nothern Arapaho, Shoshone - Allotted. This page was last edited on 21 November 2020, at 04:25. descendants live today.
 The settlers formed a posse and went out after the Native Americans. The Shoshone of historic times were organized into four groups: Western, or unmounted, The Shoshone tribe originally lived in the American Great Basin region but with the advent of the horse many migrated to the Great Plains. The Shoshone began to have extensive contact with white Americans when the Mormons settled at Salt Lake. California Trail Interpretive Center
https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60c7r6r, Boundary of Shoshone Indian Territory; Doty Map of 1863 Indian Claims Commission, Indians of North America; Maps; Land use; Federal government, Western States; Indian Agency; Reservations; Land Rights, This map shows the boundaries according to the Indian Claims Commission of 1863. The Shoshone are a Native American tribe, who originated in the western Great Basin and spread north and east into present-day Idaho and Wyoming. each summer in Round Valley, just north of Bear Lake. Shoshone and Bannock. discovery of gold in Montana in 1862 further added to the traffic along the route. Shoshoni groups. the Boise and Bruneau rivers, a third section of about 600 Shoshoni followed a life centered around salmon as their basic food. Their descendants today live on the Duck Valley Reservation or scattered around the towns of northern Nevada
The pictures show the clothing, war paint, weapons and decorations of various Native Indian tribes, such as the Shoshone tribe, that can be used as a really useful educational resource for kids and children of all ages. Shoshone and Arapaho Indians. Shoshone defeated with 224 Native Indians killed, 1862: U.S. Congress passes Homestead Act opening the Great Plains to settlers, 1863: Full scale war in the Great Plains by an alliance of Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa and Comanche, 1863: Treaty of Peace and Friendship made with the Shoshone at Ruby Valley, in the Territory of Nevada, 1864: The Snake War (18641868) was fought by the U.S. army against the "Snake Indians" which was the settlers term for Northern Paiute, Bannock and Western Shoshone bands who lived along the Snake River. The following year, on July 3, 1868, the tribal leadership signed the Fort Bridger Treaty, which affirmed that the newly established Fort Hall Indian Reservation would become the permanent home for the Shoshone and Bannock people. The Shoshone WarsThe most famous leaders and chiefs of the Shoshone tribe included Chief Cameahwait, Chief Pocatello, Chief Little Soldier, Chief Bear Hunter and Chief Washakie. Death roll, 1925-1931 and Birth roll, 1925-1931. However, the Shoshone Indians in this precinct are recorded on Indian Population Schedules. The name "Shoshone" comes from Sosoni, a Shoshone word for high-growing grasses. During the American Civil War travelers continued to migrate westward along the Westward Expansion Trails. Some of them moved as far south as Texas, emerging as the Comanche by 1700. He prevented an uprising when the Arapahoes were brought to the Shoshone land.
The 'Sheepeaters' were members of the Bannock and Shoshone tribes who migrated north to the Salmon River Mountains in Idaho and hunted mountain sheep as their main food, 1878: The 'Sheepeaters' were moved to Fort hall Reservation of Bannock and Shoshone Native Indians, 1887: Dawes General Allotment Act passed by Congress leads to the break up of the large Indian Reservations and the sale of Indian lands to white settlers, 1896: April 21, 1896 the Shoshone and Arapahoe tribes signed an agreement for the sale of the Owl Creek or Big Horn Hot Spring, 1911: Battle of Kelley Creek in Nevada.