International Rangeland Management group participants.
By MONTE MCKEAN
FORT HALL — The 2017 International Rangeland Management took a tour through the Fort Hall Indian Reservation July 24 to learn about various topics.
The participants came from Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mexico, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Mali and China. They began their seminar in Boise, went to Nevada, and spent a day on the reservation to learn.
They visited the Fort Hall Bottoms learning about Shoshone-Bannock tribal lands and getting information about natural resources. While visiting the Fort Hall Indian Reservation they learned about wildlife and tribal land. They even took a walk to see some of the aquifers in the creek. Afterward, they got to see some of the tribal buffalo herd.
From there it was a trip to the Tribal Museum to learn about tribal history. Lunch was at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Events Center where they also were able check out the Donzia Gift Shop.
International Rangeland Management group toured the Fort Hall Bottoms area.
The tour ended at the Tribal Business Center. Miss Sho-Ban Taylor Haskett was there to greet them. Two Fort Hall Business Council members Ladd Edmo and Danny Stone gave some information about how the Tribes manage land in many ways. For about an hour they learned about Tribal Sovereignty, agricultural practices and some more history.
Louise Dixey from the Tribes Culture and Language Department did a presentation on culture. After the presentations they stood in line to get some pictures with Taylor before they departed.