The Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Western Shoshone in central Nevada. The Duckwater Shoshone Tribe has a federal reservation, the Duckwater Reservation, in Nye County, Nevada and White Pine County. The reservation was established in 1940, when the tribe purchased the 3,272-acre Florio Ranch and 21 families moved onto the land. Today, it is approximately 3,815 acres. In 1990, 288 tribal members lived on the reservation. Traditionally, this band of Shoshone, a Great Basin tribe, hunted near Railroad Valley in the summer and lived in conical-shaped houses in the mountains in the winter. They hunted ducks, sage grouse, prairie dogs, rabbits, ground...'
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