Today’s Tribal dispute: Northern Arapaho reforms will proceed despite Shoshone’s refusal to move beyond JBC

(Ethete, Wyo.) – The Northern Arapaho Business Council (NABC) has affirmed its commitment to maintain and improve Arapaho-Shoshone programs without the former joint powers board known as the JBC, the Tribe has stated in a news release. The NABC said it was disappointed in the Shoshone Business Council’s (SBC) decision, “that insists it is holding JBC meetings and running cooperative programs without input from the Arapaho Tribe.” See that story here.

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Eastern Shoshone to maintain Joint Business Council to protect Tribe’s interest, Business Council said today

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Eastern Shoshone Business Council on the Wind River Reservation today responded formally to actions by the Northern Arapaho Tribe concerning the NAT’s participation in the Joint Tribal Council. The letter is copied below.

A cultural presentation on the strength of all cultures was hosted by FCSD#25 earlier this month.

Riverton schools to develop cultural education action plan, Superintendent said Tuesday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County School District #25 Superintendent Terry Snyder said Riverton and other school districts in the county are now establishing action plans on how to address and implement cultural diversity for all cultures in their respective schools.


Today’s Obituaries: Gilbert, Sorrelle and Siu

donna gilbert(Riverton, Wyo.) – Donna Gilbert, 77, of Riverton, died at her home on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. A viewing will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Davis Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held following the viewing at 1:00 pm at Mountain View Cemetery with Eastern Star committal rites. View the complete obituary here.