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Shoshone Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Shoshone language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Shoshone tribe and their society. Please note that Shoshones and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Shoshone history is interesting and important, but the Shoshone Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Shoshone Websites

Shoshone Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Shoshone Indian language.
Shoshone Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Shoshone culture.
Shoshone Legends:
    Collection of Shoshone Indian legends and folktales.

Shoshone Tribal and Community Websites

Eastern Shoshone Tribe:
    Homepage of the Wind River Shoshone tribe.
Eastern Shoshone Tribal Council:
    Information on the Eastern Shoshones from the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council.

Shoshone Lifestyle and Tradition

Shoshoni Indians:
    History of the Shoshoni Indians in Utah.
The Shoshoni Tribe:
    Article on Shoshone culture and history.
Shoshone Legends:
    Collection of Shoshone Indian legends and folktales.
Shoshone Authors:
    Shoshone writers, their lives and work.
Chokecherry Pudding Recipe * Shoshone-Bannock Rock Chuck * Shoshone Hot Bread * Sagebrush Tea:
    Traditional Shoshone recipes.
Four Directions: Northern Shoshoni: * Four Directions: Western Shoshoni:
    Timeline and links about Shoshone history.
Chief Pocatello's Struggle to Survive: * Chief Pocatello:
    Information about the 19th-century Shoshone leader Pocatello.

Shoshone Genealogy

Shoshone Genealogy Forums:
    Messageboards for Shoshone Indian descendants.
Native American Genealogy:
    Direction for those seeking Shoshone and other Native American ancestors.

Books for sale on the Shoshones
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Essie's Story:
    Fascinating autobiography of a prominent Shoshone educator.
What You See in Clear Water:
    Book about life and conflict on the Wind River Reservation.
Shoshone Tales:
    Collection of Shoshoni legends and traditional stories.
Newe Hupia: Shoshoni Poetry Songs:
    Bilingual anthology of traditional Shoshoni chants.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Shoshones and American Indians in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Shoshone People * Shoshone: * Shoshone Tribe:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Shoshone tribes.
   Pueblo Shoshone * Los Shoshone:
   Information about the Shoshone tribe in Spanish.
   Shoshone Indians * Shoshones:
   Shoshone links.

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