Sheepeaters

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Sheepeater Indian War
... The Sheepeater Indian War of 1879 was the last Indian war fought in the Pacific Northwest portion of the United States. 300 Western Shoshone, (Turakina or Tukuaduku), were known as the Sheepeaters because of their proficiency in hunting Rocky Mountain sheep ... The campaign against the Sheepeaters primarily took place in central Idaho ...
Yellowstone National Park - History - Park Creation
... small bands of Western Shoshone known as "Sheepeaters" ... of a treaty negotiated in 1868, under which the Sheepeaters ceded their lands but retained the right to hunt in Yellowstone ... The United States never ratified the treaty and refused to recognize the claims of the Sheepeaters or any other tribe that had made use of Yellowstone ...