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The Tukudeka or Mountain Sheepeaters are a band of Shoshone within the Eastern Shoshone and the Northern Shoshone. Before the reservation era, they traditionally lived in the central Sawtooth Range of Idaho and the mountains of what is now northwest Wyoming. Bands were very fluid and nomadic, and they often interacted with and intermarried other bands of Shoshone. Observers, through the years have tried to distinguish one Shoshone band from another on the basis of their focal food but, as Brigham Madsen has pointed out, "one day a Shoshoni group might happen to be rock chuck eaters; another day the same Indians might be camas eaters, or deer eaters, or fish eaters" (Madsen: ). Tory Taylor's book "On the Trail of the Mountain Shoshone Sheep Eaters" is well worth reading. If a person has ever ridden high mountain or valley trails wondering about the history of this area, then this is a "must read" book. Obviously, Taylor poured his heart and soul into this story and even learned the Shoshone lifestyle of a native Paleo /5(9). Rebecca Hein, assistant editor of , is the author of more than published articles and essays, in journals as diverse as The Writer, the CAG Quarterly (California Association for the Gifted), and the American Reporter is the former principal cellist of the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra and wrote arts columns for the Casper Star-Tribune from
The Shadowy Tribe. Long before the restaurants popped upand rangers started leading naturalist tours, Yellowstone was the permanent home of one Native American tribe: the Sheepeaters (or Sheep Eaters), so-called for their primary food source, bighorn asking about the tribe in the early 20th century would hear a flurry of fantastical tales: The Sheepeaters were of a race of . Indian Agent W. J. Cullen negotiated with mixed bands of Shoshones, Bannocks and Sheepeaters in Virginia City. The Lemhi - Shoshones signed a treaty at Virginia City, Montana, on Septem The Virginia City treaty was not ratified, despite the fact that it was presented to Congress by President Andrew Jackson. The Sheepeater Indians, or Tukudika, which in their language means “eaters of meat”, a sub-group of the Shoshone, were the only native peoples to live in the Yellowstone region year round. Their primary source of food was the bighorn sheep that inhabited the high mountains of the park. Tribes and General Characteristics.—The Indian tribes that inhabited what is now northern Idaho were the Kutenais, Pend d'Oreilles, Cceur d'Alenes, and Nez Perces; while those which occupied the present southern Idaho were the Shoshoni,1 Sheepeaters, Lemhis, and Salmon River was the dividing-line between the northern and southern tribes.
The Sheepeater Indians, an offshoot of the Shoshone tribe, lived in small bands in the mountains in and around the Yellowstone Plateau. The film explores references in the literature as well as. THE BANNACKS AND SHOSHONES. OTHER MALCONTENTSTHE PAIUTES Bernard Boise City Buffalo Camas Prairie Camp Capt Captain Cavalry charge Chief citizens Colonel Columbia column command Commissioner Indian Affairs Company Creek Crook Department dians direction Egan Ferry field fight Files force Fork George Gheen Government About Google. Census of the Bannock and Shoshone Indians of Fort Hall, Idaho. by Thomas Benton Teter. FHL Book Q Al#1 or FHL Film: , , Shoshoni Agency, Wyoming. Shoshoni and Arapaho Indians. FHL film (M roll ) Shoshoni Agency, Wyoming. Shoshoni and Arapaho Indians. FHL film (M The Mountain Shoshone or Sheepeaters were located in the Yellowstone and northern Rocky Mountains along the Idaho-Montana border. Some of them settled in the Lemhi Valley near Tendoy, Idaho. A reservation was established for them in , called the Lemhi Reservation, and approximately Shoshone, Sheepeater, and Bannock Indians were placed.