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Eastern Shoshone Tribe announces federal lawsuit against pharma companies over opioid crisis

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced Tuesday that it had filed a federal lawsuit against two dozens pharmaceutical companies over their alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis. The Eastern Shoshone join the Northern Arapaho Tribe and several other Wyoming entities, including the city of Casper, in filing suit against a broad swath of companies in the pharmaceutical industry, including Purdue, Walgreens, Johnson & Johnson, and Walmart.

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10/18/2019

article Eastern Shoshone Tribe Moves Toward Off-Reservation Hunting
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has formed a committee to study and draft regulations for off-reservation hunting by tribal members. Tribal leaders announced the...

10/12/2019

article Eastern Shoshone join two other tribes in signing buffalo treaty
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has signed an international treaty to increase cooperation among tribes as they work to reestablish buffalo herds in North...

9/21/2019

article Eastern Shoshone sign agreement with Central Wyoming College to bring classes to reservation
(Wyoming) -- A Wyoming college is hoping to make higher education more accessible for students living on the Wind River Reservation after recently completing an...

8/30/2019

article Eastern Shoshone Tribe Launches Victim Services Program
(Wyoming) -- A grant from the U.S. Department of Justice has allowed the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to establish a new Victim Services Program. Stefani Wanner, the program...

8/23/2019

article Eastern Shoshone Tribe hopes new business park development leads to jobs for members, revenue for tribe
(Wyoming) -- Hundreds of acres of land on the edge of Riverton begun a transformation from open agriculture fields to what one Wyoming tribe hopes will become a bustling...

8/9/2019

article One of few remaining fluent speakers of Eastern Shoshone language dies
(Idaho) -- Roberta Rose Wesaw-Engavo, one of the few remaining fluent speakers of the Eastern Shoshone language, died last week. She was 84. Engavo not only spoke her...

6/12/2019

article Eastern Shoshone Tribe announces federal lawsuit against pharma companies over opioid crisis
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced Tuesday that it had filed a federal lawsuit against two dozens pharmaceutical companies over their alleged role in...

6/10/2019

article Wyoming Casino and Hotel Announces Changes, Layoffs
(Wyoming) -- Officials with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe say the Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in central Wyoming is making a number of changes, including employee...

6/8/2019

article Wyoming casino and hotel announces changes, layoffs
(Wyoming) -- Officials with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe say the Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in central Wyoming is making a number of changes, including employee...

6/7/2019

article Eastern Shoshone Tribe announces cost-cutting measures at casino
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is laying off employees, reducing hours and implementing other cost-cutting measures at its casino in Wyoming. According to the...
article Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel announces 15-20 layoffs, other changes
(Wyoming) -- The Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in Lander is making a number of changes, including employee layoffs, amid financial problems, Eastern Shoshone officials...

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