Near Fort Hall in Bingham County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes: Beyond the Reservation
The Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868 and the Soda Springs Treaty of 1863 were negotiated among the chiefs of the many bands of Shoshone and Bannocks who occupied a broad geographic area that today includes California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and parts of Canada and Mexico. The chiefs who signed the treaty were identified as follows:
Shoshone Bands: Wash-a-Kie, Toop-se-po-wot, Taboonshe-ya, Pan-to-she-ga, Wau-ny-pitz, Nark-kok, Bazeel,
Bannock Bands: Taggee, We-rat-ze-won-a-gen, Pan-sook-a-motse, Tay-to-ba, Coo-sha-gan, A-wite-etse
For more information about the history and culture of the Shoshone and Bannock people, please visit the Tribes' website or the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum at Fort Hall, Idaho.
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Location. 43° 1.294′ N, 112° 24.657′ W. Marker is near Fort Hall, Idaho, in Bingham County. Marker can be reached from Ross Fort (Simplot) Road near Interstate 15, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Hall ID 83203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newe'm Bo'ai -- "Indian Road" (here, next to this marker); Shoshone and Bannock Tribes (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chief Theater (approx. 11.2 miles away); Utah & Northern Railroad (approx. 11.2 miles away); Idaho State University (approx. 11.3 miles away); Chief Pocatello (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Hall.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Shoshone-Bannock Information Center near the Ross Fork (Simplot) Road exit (Exit 80) of Interstate 15.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.