The Shoshone

The Shoshone (tmp-4aa8b)

Location: Preston, ID 83263 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 9.178', W 111° 54.427'

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Massacre at Bear River

—Moving With The Seasons —

Newe, The People


The Shoshone refer to themselves as Newe, the People. Their ancestral territory reached from the Wind River Range in western Wyoming to the middle of Nevada, and from the Salmon River in northeastern Idaho to central Utah. The descendants of the band massacred here - the So-so-goi, or "People That Travel on Foot" - today are the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation and live in northeastern Utah and southeastern Idaho.
Traditionally the Shoshone people lived in extended family groups and moved with the seasons to hunt and gather plants and animals that were available at different times of the year. In the warm months they would hunt buffalo in Wyoming, catch salmon in northern Idaho, gather pine nuts in northern Utah and Nevada, and collect plants and hunt deer and small animals wherever they camped. Winter was spent settled in the southern reaches of their territory or in sheltered areas such as the bend of the Bear River at the site. below. (Marker Number 1.)
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 425054 N 4667158
Decimal Degrees42.15296667, -111.90711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 9.178', W 111° 54.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 9' 10.68" N, 111° 54' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2852-2918 US-91, Preston ID 83263, US
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