Eastern Shoshone Tribe to submit brief in eagle permit lawsuit

A federal judge says the Eastern Shoshone Tribe can submit a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit filed by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

The two tribes share the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. They are at odds over plans to kill bald eagles.

The Arapahos received a permit kill two bald eagles from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The tribe says the permit is useless because it can't be used on the reservation.

The Shoshones say killing an eagle on the reservation would go against its wishes as well as a joint law and order code.

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