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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes investigate woman's suspicious death
Law | National
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes investigate woman's suspicious death (February 7, 2018)
Rebecca Plentywounds, a 35-year-old mother of seven, went missing on the Fort Hall Reservation in October 2017.

Tribes seek to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho
Environment | National
Tribes seek to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho (February 7, 2018)
The Nez Perce Tribe, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are seeking to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho.

Another tribal treaty rights dispute looms on the Supreme Court's docket
Environment | Law | National
Another tribal treaty rights dispute looms on the Supreme Court's docket (January 16, 2018)
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes euthanize dogs after attack on two-year-old boy
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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes euthanize dogs after attack on two-year-old boy (April 3, 2017)
Gunner Quagigant suffered severe injuries in the attack on the reservation in Idaho but is expected to recover fully.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes assert ownership of local trail system
Environment | Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes assert ownership of local trail system (December 15, 2016)
Chairman Blane Edmo planted tribal ownership signs at the popular City Creek Trailhead in Pocatello, Idaho.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes ask state to give up jurisdictional role
Law | National
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes ask state to give up jurisdictional role (July 18, 2016)
The state assumed authority under Public Law 280 more than 50 years ago.

Landowners on two reservations see $70M from Cobell program
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Landowners on two reservations see $70M from Cobell program (July 14, 2016)
Landowners from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Quinault Nation are the latest to see offers as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes threaten disenrollment in murder case
Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes threaten disenrollment in murder case (June 3, 2016)
The tribal council is calling on witnesses to come forward with information about the murder of Darrel Auck on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho.

Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Law | National | Politics | Federal Recognition | Trust
Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience (March 16, 2016)
Judge Merrick Garland has heard a number of big Indian law cases but didn't write the decisions in any of them.

Tribes demand consultation on grizzly bears in Yellowstone
Environment | National
Tribes demand consultation on grizzly bears in Yellowstone (November 12, 2015)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has acknowledged missteps in its outreach to Indian Country.

Veteran from Choctaw Nation honors fellow Vietnam warriors
National
Veteran from Choctaw Nation honors fellow Vietnam warriors (November 11, 2015)
Tinker Perkins is collecting the names of all the Native Americans who fought in Vietnam.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes recognize veterans with ID cards
National
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes recognize veterans with ID cards (November 11, 2015)
The tribe is issuing new identification cards free of charge to its veterans.

Tribes to access criminal databases with DOJ pilot project
Law | National
Tribes to access criminal databases with DOJ pilot project (November 6, 2015)
The tribes will be gain access to national criminal databases as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010.

DOI signs five more cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
DOI signs five more cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (September 15, 2015)
The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.

Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (May 15, 2015)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.

First Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member earns doctoral degree
Education
First Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member earns doctoral degree (May 14, 2015)
Cleve Davis received his doctoral degree in science from the University of Idaho.

Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bear
Environment | National
Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bear (May 1, 2015)
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.

Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land
Environment | Law
Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land (April 9, 2015)
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.

Officials in Idaho won't try to find a new name for 'Squaw Butte'
Environment
Officials in Idaho won't try to find a new name for 'Squaw Butte' (January 22, 2015)
The community voiced near unanimous opposition to any changes.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress
National | Politics | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (December 17, 2014)
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.

House advances two bills to benefit Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Politics | Trust
House advances two bills to benefit Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (December 3, 2014)
One bill resolves a boundary dispute while the other ensures certain tribal land acquisitions are placed in trust.

House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills
National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (December 1, 2014)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Tribes oppose removal of grizzly bear from endangered list
Environment
Tribes oppose removal of grizzly bear from endangered list (November 12, 2014)
Tribes are worried that delisting will lead to state-sanctioned hunts.

NWPR: Tribes take steps to control growing herds of wild horses
Environment
NWPR: Tribes take steps to control growing herds of wild horses (October 30, 2014)
Northwest Public Radio reports on efforts by tribes to control the growing wild horse populations on their reservations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

ShoBan leader reportedly called sheriff's deputies 'Indian killers'
Law | National
ShoBan leader reportedly called sheriff's deputies 'Indian killers' (September 24, 2014)
Tensions flared when local law enforcement responded to the reservation to deal with an armed man.

House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills
Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (September 17, 2014)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Opinion: Chief Pocatello forced to live on reservation in Idaho
Opinion
Opinion: Chief Pocatello forced to live on reservation in Idaho (August 11, 2014)
Writer reflects on the life of Chief Pocatello, a Shoshone leader who signed the Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868.

Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (July 29, 2014)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (July 29, 2014)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting
Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (May 21, 2014)
Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing
Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (May 19, 2014)
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills
Law | Politics | Trust
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (May 6, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on five bills.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix
Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix (May 5, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to fight ruling in jurisdiction case
Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to fight ruling in jurisdiction case (December 10, 2013)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will ask the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a jurisdiction case.

9th Circuit rules against jurisdiction of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Law
9th Circuit rules against jurisdiction of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (December 9, 2013)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho can't exercise jurisdiction over a non-Indian who owns land in fee simple, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

BSPR: Shoshone-Bannock  Tribes open language charter school
Education
BSPR: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes open language charter school (November 5, 2013)
Boise State Public Radio reports on the opening of the Chief Tahgee Elementary Academy, a new charter school operated by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Idaho tribes speak out against transfer of  federal land  to state
Environment | Politics
Idaho tribes speak out against transfer of federal land to state (October 29, 2013)
Leaders of three Idaho tribes testified against an idea to transfer federal land to the state.

BLM delays ruling on closing sacred Sho-Ban site to climbers
Environment
BLM delays ruling on closing sacred Sho-Ban site to climbers (July 18, 2013)
The Bureau of Land Management has delayed a decision on closing a sacred site to climbers.

Nathan Small: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes oppose cleanup plan
Environment | Opinion
Nathan Small: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes oppose cleanup plan (July 1, 2013)
Nathan Small, the chairman of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho, on the Environmental Protection Agency cleanup order for a toxic site.

Lori Edmo-Suppah: Tribes share story of removal from Idaho
Opinion
Lori Edmo-Suppah: Tribes share story of removal from Idaho (June 12, 2013)
Lori Edmo-Suppah on gathering of Shoshone and Paiute tribes in Idaho: Descendants of the original Boise Valley people are returning to our homeland Friday to Sunday to honor our ancestors....

Mark Trahant named journalism chair at  University of Alaska
Education
Mark Trahant named journalism chair at University of Alaska (June 12, 2013)
Mark Trahant will serve as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on new charter school
Education
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on new charter school (May 31, 2013)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will emphasize culture and language at their new charter school in Idaho. The Chief Tahgee Elementary Academy will open in the fall. It's named in honor of...

BLM  weighs keeping      sacred site in Idaho   closed to climbers
Environment
BLM weighs keeping sacred site in Idaho closed to climbers (May 7, 2013)
The Bureau of Land Management might keep a sacred site in Idaho off limits to climbers. Climbing at Castle Rocks has been barred since 2003. In April, the BLM announced...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes conduct annual   Wyoming bison hunt
Environment
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes conduct annual Wyoming bison hunt (April 12, 2013)
Members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho participated in a ceremonial hunt on the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming. This was the sixth annual hunt for the tribe. Members took...

ISU News: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes prepare  youth for college
Education
ISU News: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes prepare youth for college (October 5, 2012)
"In the spirit of collaboratively honoring the 2010 Memorandum of Agreement between Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Idaho State University, in part to promote educational access, ISU Native American Academic Services and...

ISU News: Sho-Ban students join unique geoscience   program
Education
ISU News: Sho-Ban students join unique geoscience program (September 21, 2012)
"Three students from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are the first to enroll in an Idaho State University geosciences program that is designed to blend western science and Native American knowledge to...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes agrees to distribute $60M settlement
Law | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes agrees to distribute $60M settlement (June 4, 2012)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will distribute a $60 million trust settlement to its members. The figure isn't exact but it looks like each member will receive about $10,000, KIFI-TV...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to open $47M hotel and event center
Business
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to open $47M hotel and event center (May 24, 2012)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will open a $47 million hotel and event center in mid-July, with a grand opening slated for August 17. The 164,000 square-foot facility sits on...

Newspaper told to leave Shoshone-Bannock candidate forum
Politics
Newspaper told to leave Shoshone-Bannock candidate forum (May 22, 2012)
The Idaho State Journal wasn't told to leave a candidates' forum for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. The paper was allowed to hear opening statements from the candidates who attended the "public"...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes win ruling against non-Indian firm
Business | Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes win ruling against non-Indian firm (May 15, 2012)
A non-Indian company doing business on the Fort Hall Reservation must pay regulatory fees to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, the Idaho Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. FMC Corp. agreed to...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes accept $60M to settle trust lawsuit
Law | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes accept $60M to settle trust lawsuit (April 30, 2012)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho settled a trust mismanagement lawsuit for $60 million. The tribe filed a lawsuit over trust funds and trust assets. Allegations of mismanagement dated to the...

White House reaffirms support for tribal provisions in VAWA
Law | National | Politics
White House reaffirms support for tribal provisions in VAWA (April 24, 2012)
The White House reaffirmed its support for S.1925, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, in a statement that highlighted the tribal provisions of the measure. "Rates...

Sho-Ban leader joins Vice President Biden at VAWA event
Law | National | Politics
Sho-Ban leader joins Vice President Biden at VAWA event (April 16, 2012)
Devon Boyer, a council member for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho, will join Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday to push for passage of the Violence...

BSPR: Three Idaho tribes sharing in $1B trust settlement
Law | National | Trust
BSPR: Three Idaho tribes sharing in $1B trust settlement (April 13, 2012)
"A landmark settlement announced this week between the federal government and Native American tribes is expected to have long-term effects beyond the $1 billion in the agreement. Three Idaho tribes...

Sho-Ban News: Star wrestler recruited  to Naval prep school
Education | Sports
Sho-Ban News: Star wrestler recruited to Naval prep school (March 12, 2012)
The following article was written and reported by Roselynn Wahtony of the Sho-Ban News. All content © Sho-Ban News. FORT HALL, Idaho – Highland High School Senior Gaylen Edmo, 17,...

Shoshone-Bannock players   asked to take breathalyzer test
Education
Shoshone-Bannock players asked to take breathalyzer test (January 31, 2012)
Two Indian students from a high school on the Fort Hall Reservation of Idaho were asked to take a breathalyzer test at a basketball game earlier this month. After receiving...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves bills at meeting
Law | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves bills at meeting (December 9, 2011)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved two bills at a business meeting on Thursday. The committee approved S.1763, the SAVE Native Women Act. The bill restores tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee  to consider    bills at meeting
Law | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to consider bills at meeting (December 7, 2011)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting tomorrow to consider two bills. The first bill is S.1763, the SAVE Native Women Act. The bill restores tribal jurisdiction...

Mark Trahant: Tribes and counties    better off   working together
Opinion
Mark Trahant: Tribes and counties better off working together (June 27, 2011)
Idaho’s Bannock County is considering an ordinance that would create an “overlay” zoning district on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. The idea is that the county would “serve” non-Indians...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start sex   offender registration system
Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start sex offender registration system (March 14, 2011)
Starting next week, sex offenders who live or work on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho will have to register with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. The tribe developed its sex offender...

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