Published on September 28, 2013 by Amy
The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is a federally recognized tribes of Shoshone people, located in Box Elder County, Utah. They are also known as the Northwestern Band of Shoshoni Indians.
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The tribe’s reservation, the Washakie Reservation, located near the Utah-Idaho border, is 189-acres large.
The tribe’s headquarters is in Brigham City, Utah, but they also have a tribal office in Pocatello, Idaho. The tribe is governed by a democratically-elected, seven-member tribal council. The current administration is as follows:
The Northwestern Band of Shoshone ratified their constitution on August in 1987.
In 2008, the Northwestern Band began construction on a 100-megawatt geothermal plant near Honeyville, Utah, near the Utah-Idaho Border.
Traditionally, the Northwestern Band of Shoshone Tribe speaks the Northern Shoshoni dialect of the Shoshoni language, which is written in the Latin script.