Tribe Signs MOU with MHAFB


Members of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribal Business Council and leaders of the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base came together for the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement, which signifies a working relationship between military and tribal leaders.
(Photo courtesy, Yvonne Powers)

By Yvonne Powers

      Leaders of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home Air Force Base signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Business Council Chamber at the Tribal Headquarters on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Tribal Chairman Lindsey Manning and Col. Jefferson O'Donnell sat alongside each other and signed the document that provides the basis for working together, one that solidifies a commitment to collaborate in prudent decision-making when it comes to cultural and natural resource stewardship of public lands, to protect the culture of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes, and to carry out the mission of the military at Mountain Home Air Force Base.

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Nevada Governor Returns 1970 Warbonnet to Shoshone-Paiute Tribes


Shoshone-Paiute Tribal Chairman Lindsey Manning accepts the warbonnet back from state officials. The bonnet was a gift from former Tribal Chairman Benson Gibson to former Nevada Senator Alan Bible.
(Photo courtesy, Ted Howard)

By Yvonne Powers

      A warbonnet that was gifted to a U.S. Senator 45 years ago is back in the hands of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes. In 1970, the warbonnet was presented to United States Senator Alan Bible by then-Chairman, the late Benson Gibson, as a gift for his backing efforts in the construction of the Wild Horse Dam--a project hotly contested by surrounding communities, according to Shoshone-Paiute Tribal Councilman Jim Gibson.

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Notice of Referendum Election


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This is a special publication of the Sho-Pai News to announce and post the scheduled Referendum Election of the Ramah Class Action Settlement (a one-time settlement amount). Included in this publication is the Resolution to officially request for a Referendum Election regarding the per-capita distribution of Ramah Class Action Settlement funds to all Shoshone-Paiute Tribal Members, the 2017 Ramah Referendum Election Schedule, the Ramah Settlement Distribution Timeline, and the Ramah Navajo Settlement Fact Sheet.

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