Eastern Shoshone http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Eastern Shoshone Business Council Members Voted Out http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/eastern-shoshone-business-council-members-voted-out <p>On Saturday, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's General Council dismissed two elected tribal officials.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 04:06:35 +0000 Irina Zhorov 56468 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Eastern Shoshone Business Council Members Voted Out Chief Washakie Paintings See Daylight Again After Decades In Storage http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/chief-washakie-paintings-see-daylight-again-after-decades-storage <p>Paintings of Chief Washakie that have spent more than 40 years in storage are now on display in the Capitol Rotunda in Cheyenne. The 24 pieces by western artist J.K. Ralston were originally commissioned for the dining room of the Noble Hotel in Lander in 1945.</p><p>They depict scenes from the life of the Eastern Shoshone chief, including battles, encounters with white settlers, and treaty signings that are part of Chief Washakie’s legacy of diplomacy and peace.</p><p>Wyoming State Museum Education Curator Nathan Doerr says the collection tells a sweeping story of the American West.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:18:46 +0000 Rebecca Golden 55325 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Chief Washakie Paintings See Daylight Again After Decades In Storage Edward Wadda Passes http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/edward-wadda-passes <p>Edward Wadda, Tribal Liaison between the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Governor Matt Meads office, passed in a car accident last night (Thursday) at the age of 42.</p><p>Wadda served as Tribal Liaison since 2005. While also volunteering as an adviser for Wind River United National Indian Tribal Youth, which works to promote drug-free, healthy lifestyles… promoting education, and keeping culture and traditions alive.</p><p>Judith Antell is the director of American Indian Studies at the University of Wyoming. She first met Wadda in 1993, and says they have remained friends ever since.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 23:57:11 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 24933 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Edward Wadda Passes