Battle Mountain Band Colony

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United States Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of the US Gotoarrow.png Shoshone Tribes Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of Nevada Gotoarrow.png Battle Mountain Band Colony

The Battle Mountain Colony is located in Lander County, about a mile west of the town of Battle Mountain, in central Nevada (Lander County) .

Established -- 18 June 1917
Agency (BIA) -- Eastern Nevada Agency
Principal tribes -- The Battle Mountain Constituent Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone
Population -- 1969: Tribal enrollment 159 [1]

History[edit | edit source]

The Battle Mountain Colony of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone was established on 18 June, 1917 by Executive Order. A small parcel of land was added in 1967[2]
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Colony Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Battle Mountain Colony[3]
35 Mountain View Dr., #138-13
Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820

Telephone: (702) 635-2994
Fax:(702) 635-8016

Tribal web site

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:


Websites[edit | edit source]

Tribal web site

Wikipedia article regarding the tribe

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2
  2. AAA NativeArts.com, a web site celebrating American Indian Tribes of the US and Canada Available online
  3. AAA NativeArts.com, a web site celebrating American Indian Tribes of the US and Canada Available online

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