By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
FORT HALL – Bureau of Indian Affairs Superintendent of Fort Hall Randy Thompson swore into office the new seventh member of the Fort Hall Business Council, Daniel Stone, on Tuesday, June 20.
Stone was the top vote getter in the June 16 Special Election with 187 Shoshone-Bannock tribal member votes. (cont.)
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By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
VIRGINIA CITY, Mont. – The Virginia City Treaty Day Gathering opened with a morning prayer at Tendoy Park on Saturday, June 17.
The event commemorated the mixed bands of Shoshone, Bannock and Sheepeaters.
Fort Hall Business Council Vice Chairman Darrell Shay explained the event represents the Shoshone-Bannock coming back to the original homeland. (cont.)
By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
FORT HALL — Daniel Stone received the most votes in the June 16 Fort Hall Business Council Special Election with 187 votes.
He outdistanced eight other opponents: Devon Boyer 69, Gary Watson 66, Wesley R. Edmo 63, Velma Arriwite 52, David Archuleta 46, Claudia Washakie 26, Mathew Broncho 19 and Luke Eagle 6 votes. (cont.)
• June 23-25, 2017 – 58th Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days at Fort Washakie, Wyoming. Grand entries 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Contest powwow. Handgames. Arts and Crafts. Parade. Northern Host Drum Ghost Canyon, Fort Hall, Idaho. Southern Host Drum Otter Trail, Apache, Oklahoma. For more information call (307) 314-5541.
• June 23-25, 2017 – Muckleshoot Veteran’s Powwow at Muckleshoot Powwow Grounds, Auburn, Washington. Contest powwow. Grand entries 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (253) 804-8752.
• June 28-July 4, 2017 – 119th Arlee Esyapqeyni Powwow at Arlee Powwow Grounds, Arlee, Montana. In Honor of Vi Trahan, Clara Charlo and CSKT Veterans Post-World War II through Korean War. Contest powwow. Singing Contest. For more information visit www.arleepowwow.com and like on Facebook at Arlee Esyapqeyni Powwow.