Fort Hall Indian Reservation -Shoshen Bannock Tribal - Blackfoot, Idaho
N 43° 01.302 W 112° 24.661
12T E 385029 N 4764190
Quick Description: The Fort Hall Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation of the Shoshone and Bannock people in the U.S. state of Idaho. It is located in southeastern Idaho on the Snake River Plain north of Pocatello.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2011 9:36:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMBRVY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member zenpanda
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Long Description:
The posted coordinates will take you to the entrance of the Fort Hall area where you will find the Trading Post, Post office, Casino, and Museum.

The Shoshones and Bannocks entered into peace treaties in 1863 and 1868 known today as the Fort Bridger Treaty. The Fort Hall Reservation was reserved for the various tribes under the treaty agreement.

Founded in 1863, it is named for Fort Hall, a trading post that was an important stop along the Oregon Trail and California Trail in the middle 19th century.

For additional information see websites:
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Type of Nation Within: Native American Indian Reservation (USA)

Tribe or Band: Shoshone - Bannock Tribe

Address of Main Entrance to area:
Simplot Roar
Fort Hall, Idaho USA
88203


Land Area - Specify Acres or Miles: 544,000 Acres

Population: 3,809 tribal members live on the reservation according to the latest published census.

Date when area was established or set aside: 6/14/1867

Open or Closed to Public: Open To Public

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Coordinates of site within area to visit: N 43° 01.431 W 112° 24.626

Visit Instructions:
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