Tendoy, Chief of the Bannock, Shoshone, and Sheepeater Tribe of Indians.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTendoy, chief of the Bannock, Shoshone, and Sheepeater tribes of Indians, Pension
SeriesH.rp.1830
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16021018M

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Report: Petition of Tendoy. [] Chief of the Bannock, Shoshone, and Sheepeater tribes of Indians; pension recommended for service against the Nez Perc s in , etc. Chief Tendoy (Lemhi Shoshone) was the born in the Boise River area of Idaho, the son of Kontakayak (called Tamkahanka by the white man), a Bannock Shoshone and his mother who was a Sheep Eater Shoshone and a distant cousin to the mother of Chief Washakie. He was also the nephew of Cameahwait and Sacajewea. He became. Abstract. ionsReport: Petition of Tendoy. [] Chief of the Bannock, Shoshone, and Sheepeater tribes of Indians; pension recommended for service against the Nez Perc s in , etc Tendoy was a Lemhi Bannock chief. He was of Bannock and Shoshone heritage. Through his mother he was related to Washakie, and maintained a close relationship with him. Through his father, who was killed in combat with the Blackfoot, he inherited the leadership of the Bannock .

In the s, Indian agents estimated the Lemhi population, which included Shoshone, Bannock, and Tukudeka (Sheepeaters), to be 1, Tendoy was a prominent Lemhi chief in the midth century. He was half-Shoshone and half-Bannock. He became the Lemhi's leading chief in after Tio-van-du-ah was killed in Bannock County, Idaho. In the Mormons found the country still inhabited by Shoshonis under Chief Snagg together with some roving Bannacks, but the gold miners of found a mixed tribe which was composed of Shoshonis, Tukuarikis (Sheepeater) and Bannacks who had gathered into one congregation and had selected Tendoy as their chief, and as they did not. Bannock chief Buffalo Horn and about Bannock and Paiute warriors decided to go to war against the Americans. The Boise Shoshone under the leadership of Captain Jim and the Bannock under the leadership of Tendoy opted for peace and returned to their reservations. Members of the Shoshone and Bannock Tribes at Fort Hall Reservation held a sign dedication the grandson of noted Lemhi Shoshone Chief Tendoy, the nephew of Sacagawea. or Sheepeater Indians.

Report: Petition of Tendoy. [] Chief of the Bannock, Shoshone, and Sheepeater tribes of Indians; pension recommended for service against the Nez Percés in , etc.   Chief Tendoy forestalled the inevitable until , but finally signed an agreement to remove his tribe to Fort Hall in exchange for $4, annually for 20 years. Although the government paid a portion of the monies owed, it did not live up to its full promise. Chief Tendoy and son Shoshoni, Bannock, and Sheepeater and the Sho-Bans attorneys, the $ million was assigned to the Shoshone Bannock general fund. Rather than dividing the Lemhi settlement among the approximately Lemhis living at Fort Hall, it was, essentially, divided among as many as people living at Fort Hall--the. The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes values the life, well being and healthiness of our Tribal members, our community members and our surrounding communities. As we continue to adapt to life in this pandemic, we strongly urge everyone - wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay socially distanced from others.