Northern Shoshone


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Northern Shoshone

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California Volunteers commanded by Patrick Connor attacked a village of Northern Shoshone people, killing at least 250 and perhaps as many as 400 men, women and children.
Both white and Native American residents of the area came to her, especially members of the Northern Shoshone, Lemhi, and Bannock ("Sho-Ban") tribes; some Native clients chose to wear traditional Native clothing while others preferred Western-style suits or dresses, yet Wrensted always let the choice to be theirs.
Hoebel, "Bands and Distributions of the Eastern Shoshone," American Anthropologist 40 (1938): 410-13; Murphy and Murphy, "Northern Shoshone and Bannock," 306; Steward, Basin Plateau Aboriginal Sociopolitical Groups, 165, 186-87; Hultkrantz, "The Shoshones in the Rocky Mountain Area," 187-89; Virginia Cole Trenholm and Maurine Carley, The Shoshonis: Sentinels of the Rockies (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964), 22; and Robert H.
Their sociocultural diversity is masked, particularly among the Northern Shoshone, by their ability to alter their social organization rapidly to changing circumstances and the willingness of all or segments of distinct societies to blend or merge with other Shoshone.
The Bannock, to a greater or lesser degree, integrated into this new social structure depending on the Northern Shoshone society and historical circumstances.
Madsen and David Rhode, eds., Across the West: Human Population Movement and the Expansion of the Numa (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1994); Murphy and Murphy, "Northern Shoshone and Bannock," 306; Steward, Basin Plateau Aboriginal Sociopolitical Groups, 165, 186-87.
Clark Company, 1925); and Murphy and Murphy, "Northern Shoshone and Bannock," 302.
The Fort Hall Northern Shoshone and Bannock continued to sponsor dances into the late 1890s.
Also see Crowder, Tendoy, 52-53; and Murphy and Murphy, "Northern Shoshone and Bannock," 302.
(108.) See Johnny Carrey and Cort Conley, The Middle Fork and the Sheepeater War (Riggins: Backeddy Books, 1977); and Murphy and Murphy, "Northern Shoshone and Bannock," 302.

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