Welcome to Fort Hall.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are located on the Fort Hall Reservation in Southeastern Idaho, between the cities of Pocatello, American Falls, and Blackfoot. The Reservation is divided into five districts: Fort Hall, Lincoln Creek, Ross Fork, Gibson, and Bannock Creek. Currently, 97% of the Reservation lands are owned by the Tribes and individual Indian ownership.
The Reservation was established in 1867 by President Andrew Johnson by Executive Order on June 14, 1867. The following year, on July 3, 1868, the tribal leadership signed the Fort Bridger Treaty, which affirmed that the newly established Fort Hall Indian Reservation would become the permanent home for the Shoshone and Bannock people.
The Fort Hall Reservation was divided into five districts: Fort Hall, Lincoln Creek, Ross Fork, Gibson and Bannock Creek.
Sovereign Nation .
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes is a federally recognized sovereign nation located in southeast Idaho. Tribal sovereignty is the power to govern themselves, determine their own membership, and the power over a distinct geographic land base. The Tribes inherent right to self-governance has been in place prior to the European arrival on the North American continent. The Tribes continue to exercise inherent and treaty reserved rights, and operate under the terms of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ Constitution and Bylaws.
Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Fort Bridger, Utah Territory,on the third day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, by and between the undersigned commissioners on the part of the United States, and the undersigned chiefs and head-men of and representing the Shoshone (eastern band)and Bannock tribes of Indians. Read the full treaty here.Fort Bridger Treaty
News & Highlights.
Climate Change Assessment VideoOctober 10, 2017
Last Relay of the 2017 Season – Sep 30thSeptember 28, 2017
Idaho Federal District Court Rules In Favor of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes on FMC caseSeptember 28, 2017
Four Directions hosts Recovery Fest 2017September 27, 2017
Fort Hall Spotlight.
Wellness Center & Sports Complex
A sneak peak at the proposed Shoshone-Bannock Wellness Center & Sports Complex. See the virtual tour in this article.
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Learn About Us.
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The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes owns and operates several large scale Enterprise Operations - including Casinos, Travel Centers, Resort & Spa, Tribal Farming, and even a local Grocery Store. These businesses help to strengthen the Tribal economy, but also to contribute to the regional economies off-Reservation.