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Shoshones receive grant from Minnesota tribe

Jul 2, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has received a $355,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, a tribe located southwest of Minneapolis.
Eastern ... [more]

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

Jun 28, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ... [more]

Mead, Shoshones explore water topics, low oil prices

Jun 26, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Water storage on the Wind River Indian Reservation was a key discussion topic this week when Gov. Matt Mead visited the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
State Sen. Eli ... [more]

State renews gaming compact with Shoshones

Jun 23, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The State of Wyoming extended the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's Class III Gaming Compact on June 16 after Gov. Matt Mead met with members of the Eastern Shoshone ... [more]

Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

Jun 9, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ... [more]

Pacesetter award applicants to apply via videos

Jun 4, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking students for the Wyoming Native American Student Pacesetter Award. Recipients will be announced at this year's ... [more]

Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

May 29, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ... [more]

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

May 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ... [more]

Tribe hosting job fair to hire for expansion

Apr 19, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting job fairs at two locations Thursday to hire for a major renovation at the tribe's casino.
The first fair is 1 p.m. to 3 ... [more]

Shoshone, Arapaho receiving grant from National Park Service

Apr 12, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The National Park Service has announced that $8.78 million in grants will be allocated to 154 American Indian tribes to "support their historic preservation ... [more]

Elected officials visit with ESBC; tribe reports on casino expansion

Apr 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Newly elected Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray took advantage of an offer made by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, to visit the Eastern Shoshone Tribe on March 26 ... [more]

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ... [more]

State 'needs to get a lot more' out of liaison posts

Mar 23, 2015 - Michael Stack, Riverton:  Editor:
In response to the [more]

Chief Washakie art in Capitol for sale; state among potential buyers

Mar 5, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  CHEYENNE -- Paintings that depict the life of Chief Washakie and hung in Lander's Noble Hotel decades ago are for sale, and the state of Wyoming is a potential ... [more]

House OKs amended bill on tribal liaisons; Senate now must concur

Mar 4, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday afternoon that will overhaul the state's tribal liaison program.
Senate File 50 will ... [more]

Tribal liaison bill progresses

Mar 1, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Job would be under the governor, not the tribes

CHEYENNE -- A bill restructuring the state's tribal liaison program advanced in the Wyoming House of ... [more]

Reservation health group receives $198K grant

Feb 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The AstraZeneca HealthCare ... [more]

All must make the effort to show respect in words we use

Feb 6, 2015 - Sergio A. Maldonado Sr., Arapahoe:  Editor:                         
"The injuns are going to be taken care of."  So said House District 19 Rep. Allen Jaggi, R-Lyman, as reported in the Rock ... [more]

Tribal license plate bill passes House

Feb 3, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The first production run will be 500 plates.

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would authorize specialized license plates for the state's two tribes has passed ... [more]

'Special services' big part of District 25 mission

Feb 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Students enrolled in District 25 but not attending traditional area large component of the special services operation.

Special services for Riverton ... [more]

Changes to tribal liaison setup passes second Senate reading

Feb 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Changes to the terms outlined in Wyoming Senate file regarding tribal liaisons employed by the State of Wyoming passed on second reading with Senate approval ... [more]

No immediate plans to address dog packs after woman's death

Jan 23, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  After a woman was found dead in November due to an apparent dog attack on the Wind River Indian Reservation, some wondered whether officials would address the ... [more]

Arapahos propose running separate trash operations

Jan 21, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A joint tribal agency has run four facilities on the Wind River Indian Reservation since July 2013.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants to run two solid ... [more]

Tribes to participate in Cobell land buy-back program

Jan 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are joining roughly 40 other American Indian communities who are now part of the federal government's Land ... [more]

Tribe to begin work on casino expansion in spring

Dec 14, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Among the improvements is a 65-room hotel with more than 500 slots and table games.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced last week its plans to ... [more]

Tribal mapping partnership receives award

Dec 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A partnership of five reservations in Montana and Wyoming has been awarded an Engineering Excellence Honor Award for surveying and mapping ... [more]

State's tribal liaison setup would change under new bill

Dec 11, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A draft bill for tribal liaisons in Wyoming was presented to the Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations on Monday during a regular meeting ... [more]

Three ESBC members sworn in; six pledge for entertainment committee

Nov 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Clinton D. Wagon, Jodie A. McAdams and Robert Nick Harris Jr. were sworn into the Eastern Shoshone Business Council on Monday after the primary election Oct. ... [more]

Suicide prevention program enters sixth year

Oct 28, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone Suicide Prevention group on the Wind River Indian Reservation recently was highlighted on the Indian Health Services website -- ihs.gov ... [more]

Arapahos say feds OK with Joint Business Council split from Eastern Shoshones

Oct 17, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Northern Arapaho Business Council is standing behind its initial understanding that the Bureau of Indian Affairs said the tribe has the authority to ... [more]