By LORI EDMO
FORT HALL — A group from Fort Hall climbed the Grand Teton to the rock formation “Enclosure” last week and for the adults, both said it was a great experience.
Jeremy Broncho and Lytle Denny, along with Lytle’s two children — River and Warren made the trip as part of an arrangement through Fort Hall Recreation and Jeremy Pague. Caleb Sanchez from Wind River Indian School also made the trek. (cont.)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Native American tribe wants a small northern Utah city to get rid of an annual battle reenactment that features people dressed as American Indians raiding an encampment of white settlers.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2ji2dK5) the Northwest Band of the Shoshone Nation has told Wellsville city officials that the so-called “Sham Battle'' is a racially and culturally insensitive portrayal of Native Americans. (cont.)
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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – Years before Charlottesville and the push to remove Confederate monuments, Tribal Nations began petitioning for the names of a war criminal responsible for an act of genocide, and a white supremacist who advocated for such, to be changed in Yellowstone National Park.
On Saturday, September 16, leaders from the Blackfoot Confederacy and Great Sioux Nation will be among those to continue that appeal, gathering at Yellowstone’s gateway in Gardiner, Montana. (cont.)
POCATELLO – Anthony Martin Ish, 34, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced September 7 to life imprisonment by Senior U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge.
A jury convicted Ish of second degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon on February 14, following a one-week jury trial in Pocatello.
Evidence at trial established that on the evening of October 14, 2014, Ish shot and killed Darrel Auck outside Ish’s grandmother’s mobile home on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. (cont.)
By KAYCEE DIXEY
BLACKFOOT — Fort Hall Business Council members made their selections for best of beadwork at the Eastern Idaho State Fair Native American Department September 7.
FHBC members Nathan Small, Lee Juan Tyler, and Ladd Edmo, along with Public Affairs manager Randy’L Teton were in attendance.
Small’s choice was a beaded vest made by Larry Teton that was awarded Outstanding and Supreme Selection Award, winning $40. (cont.)