Open House for Sho-Ban Tribal members

Photo# IMNH 477.337 Jack Hurley Shoshone Indian Scout

The Idaho Museum of Natural History would like to invite residents of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation to an open house event on September 28, 2013, from 11 am to 5 pm. This event is free to all members of …

A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans

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The Idaho Museum of Natural History is proud to announce the opening of A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans exhibit on August 9, 2013. The exhibit features information on Native American service in the military, highlighting Fort Hall …

Stories of American Indian Code Talkers Revealed in Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

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“My language was my weapon.”

—David Patterson (Navajo), 4th Div., U.S. Marine Corps.

When the United States issued the call to arms in World Wars I and II, American Indians answered as warriors. Some men discovered that words—in their Native …