NEWE SOGOBIA: Western Shoshone Homeland
- FEDWATCH: COURTS. // American Indian Report;Jul2005, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p8
Presents updates on U.S. rulings in cases involving American Indians as of July 2005. Opposition of U.S. District Court judge Philip Pro on the claim of the Western Shoshone National Council regarding the Ruby Valley Treaty of 1863; Victory of a coalition which opposes a plan for the...
- After urging by House Dems, Reid is open to mining reform. Schor, Elana // Hill;9/11/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 103, p3
The article reports on the desire expressed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to consider the proposal to revamp the General Mining Law, a 135-year-old act that allows hard-rock miners to use public lands without paying royalties in the U.S. Reid is signaling a desire for compromise because...
- A New Start on Treaties. Kraus, Don // Foreign Policy in Focus;1/18/2011, p2
The article focuses on the lessons that U.S. legislators should learn from the Chemical Weapons Convention in the ratification of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). One is the ability of the Senate to ratify a treaty. The author also stresses the need for the participation of President...
- Reid tips balance on trade. FEEHERY, JOHN // Hill;2/4/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p19
The author discusses the sentiment of Senator Harry Reid on the trade promotion authority law in the U.S. which grants permission for trade agreement negotiations with foreign governments without too much congressional interference.
- Sacagawea Shoshone Heroine. Behan, Ann // Hopscotch;Oct/Nov2010, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p10
The article focuses on Sacagawea, a Shoshone Indian who helped Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory, an area of land bought by the U.S. from France.
- Wells Band Receives HUD ICDBG Grant Application Approval. // American Indian Report;Jan2010, p18
The article reports on the approval of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Indian Community Development Block Grant (HUD ICDBG) application of the Wells Band of Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone to build a Multi-Purpose Community Center on the Wells Colony in January 2010.
- "The Wheels of Progress Must Not be Closed.". Canfield, Amy E. // Journal of the West;Fall2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p55
The article discusses a land rush that occurred on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. The Fort Hall Indian Reservation was created for the Shoshone-Bannock tribe. The U.S. Dawes Act of 1887 allowed land on Indian reservations to be claimed by white settlers. The creation of a railroad through the...
- IDAHO: Sacajawea. Armentrout, David; Armentrout, Patricia // Important & Famous People;2002, p15
Sacajawea was a Shoshone Native American born in Idaho around 1787. He helped guide a famous expedition led by Lewis and Clark across North America from 1804-1806. Some people believed that Sacajawea died in 1812 while others claim that she lived until 1884.
- Reservation Life. Pelta, Kathy // Idaho (0-8225-4080-0);2002, p30
Shoshone and Bannock Indians agreed to settle on the Fort Hall reservation, which was too small to allow them to continue to hunt and gather food. Instead they learned to farm and depended on meager food supplies from the U.S. government. In 1880 a group of Shoshone from Idaho's Lemhi...