Eastern Shoshone tribe http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/money-heads-wind-river-indian-reservation <p>Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation is finally on its way. The 157 million dollar settlement between the tribes and the federal government is for underpayment of royalties on oil and gas development…and improper management of royalties that <em>were</em> paid.</p><p>Northern Arapaho spokesman Mark Howell says some people don’t have bank accounts…and there were concerns they would not be able to cash their checks.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:43:02 +0000 Irina Zhorov 56999 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation WY Appeals EPA Decision On Wind River Borders http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wy-appeals-epa-decision-wind-river-borders <p>Wyoming has filed an appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for the Environmental Protection Agency decision that drew the borders of the Wind River Indian Reservation to include Riverton.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:04:31 +0000 Irina Zhorov 54050 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY Appeals EPA Decision On Wind River Borders Eastern Shoshone Get Health Care Grant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/eastern-shoshone-get-health-care-grant <p>The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has received over 200 thousand dollars to help fight heart disease.&nbsp; The Tribe’s Director of Health Programs Cathy Keene says the money from the AstraZeneca Foundation is allowing them to address a problem that kills half the members of the Wind River Reservation.&nbsp; Keene says they have developed a cardiovascular health education program that will hopefully help prevent heart disease.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:19:35 +0000 Bob Beck 53544 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Eastern Shoshone Get Health Care Grant Tribes still waiting for answer from EPA on air quality monitoring http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tribes-still-waiting-answer-epa-air-quality-monitoring <p>Almost five years ago, the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes submitted an application to the federal government asking for the Wind River Indian Reservation to be treated as a separate state for monitoring air quality. They're still waiting on a response.&nbsp;</p><p>Eastern Shoshone tribe chairman Darwin St. Clair says it’s a matter of tribal sovereignty as well as stewardship of their land. He says with a coal power plant and oil and gas fields nearby, air quality is a high priority.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:54:38 +0000 Irina Zhorov 50526 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Tribes and Dept. of Energy sign cooperative agreement http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tribes-and-dept-energy-sign-cooperative-agreement <p></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:16:23 +0000 Irina Zhorov 42153 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Tribes and Dept. of Energy sign cooperative agreement Lander native reflects on his family history and relationship with the Eastern Shoshone tribe http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lander-native-reflects-his-family-history-and-relationship-eastern-shoshone-tribe <p>Kit Freedman is a graduate of University of Wyoming, who did his thesis research on the Wind River Indian Reservation. In this essay he reflects on his family’s multi-generational history in Lander. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 18 May 2013 00:02:38 +0000 Kit Freedman 40960 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org