Indians

Probe Continues Into Bomb Threat
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are still investigating a bomb threat which canceled a meeting to discuss alleged problems at the Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority.
About 110 people gathered for the General Council meeting at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie were evacuated because of the…
Bomb Threat Cancels Eastern Shoshone Meeting
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a bomb threat which canceled a meeting to discuss alleged problems at the Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority.
About 110 people gathered for Saturday’s General Council meeting at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie were evacuat…
Eastern Shoshone Move To Enter Bald Eagle Case
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe wants to argue against the Northern Arapaho Tribe’s plan to kill bald eagles for religious purposes on the reservation the two tribes share in central Wyoming.
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe filed papers Wednesday asking U...
Prison Time For Man Accused In 2011 Church Arson
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a church arson in 2011.
Northern Arapaho tribal member Norman Ybarra of the Wind River Indian Reservation was sentenced Friday to four years and five months in prison, followed by five years of supervised relea…
Wind River Program Recognized With Federal Award
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wind River Tribal Youth Program in Fort Washakie is the recipient of one of five national awards directed at agencies that help with substance abuse prevention.
The U.S. government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration named the tr…
Tribe Suing Beer Companies For Alcohol Problems
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An American Indian tribe is suing some of the world’s largest beer makers, claiming they knowingly contributed to alcohol-related problems on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota filed a federal lawsuit Thursday demanding $500 milli…
University To Keep "Fighting Sioux" Nickname
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota’s president says the school will resume using its Fighting Sioux nickname despite threats from the NCAA.
Robert Kelley’s statement came Wednesday after referendum supporters filed petitions demanding that the i…

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