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Dance: Believes in ancestors & traditions

By ALEXANDRIA ALVAREZ
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — Sequoia L. Dance is the daughter of Tamara Trahant.
Her Indian name is Wai-aipe Kwahate’e meaning Antelope Woman. For the dance competition she will be performing Women’s Northern Traditional. Her escort is her cousin Elias Trahant. For her traditional dish, Dance will be serving chokecherry soup and Bannock bread, and for her traditional talent presentation, Dance will be doing storytelling with sign language.

Neaman: Title of Miss Sho-Ban is symbol of gratitude

By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
Charlie Neaman
FORT HALL — Miss Shoshone-Bannock contestant Charlie Neaman’s Indian name is “Muttehnaatsi” meaning hummingbird.
She is 19 years old and the daughter of Leo Neaman Jr. but was raised by her grandparents Leo Neaman Sr. and the late Barbara Neaman.

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Murray believes Miss Sho-Ban should be a strong leader

By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — Tadraschell Beth Murray, 25, also known as Sister Moss, is running for Miss Shoshone-Bannock because “I see it as an honor, respected highly by our people.”She believes being Miss Shoshone-Bannock is one of the biggest things a young lady can accomplish in her life. She said royalty isn’t just entering the arena first at powwows and wearing the beautiful crown and banner,

Thomas encourages youth: Don't give up

By ALEXANDRIA ALVAREZ
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — Joi L. Thomas is the daughter of Wendy Farmer and Jason Thomas, her Indian name is Shebossequah meaning sound of thunder and lightning hitting the ground. It derives from her father’s tribe, a member of the Kickapoo from Kansas.

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Aztec Dancers at the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival video by Joseph Wadsworth.

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Bannock Gathering event - Bannock song, video by Joseph Wadsworth.

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Festival Committees prepare for event

By ROSELYNN WAHTOMY
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL – The arbor at the Fort Hall Festival grounds is empty right now, but by the end of the week it will be filled with dancers and singers from all over Indian Country.
Fort Hall Business Council (FHBC) Chairman Nathan Small welcomes everyone to the 51st Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival, which will kick off on Thursday, August 7 to Sunday, August 10.
“Everything’s looking good. We are going to have a really good Festival here. We got a new coordinator, RoseAnn Abrahamson,” he said at a press conference for local media on August 1.


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