Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation

Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation

About Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation

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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