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WYOMING’S WIND RIVER COUNTRY

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Over the last month, we've had the honor of sharing more about Wyoming's only reservation and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes. Thank you for following along and taking time to learn about this important part of modern-day Wyoming. 

Photo: Wind River Country/Suite 1491
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When you visit Wind River Country and the Wind River Indian Reservation, it may be hard to know where to start. If you're ready to explore the reservation and its cultural history, we can help. Check out nine must-do activites on the Wind River Indian Reservation at the link in our bio. 

Photo: St. Stephens by Wind River Country/Suite 1491
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Around here, winter is meant for traveling with intention, slowing down and soaking it all in. If you're ready to plan a winter trip to Wyoming's Wind River Country, start planning at the link in our bio.

Photo: Melanie Hoefle 
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"Today we have gathered and we see that the cycles of life continue. We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. So now, we bring our minds together as one as we give greetings and thanks to each other as people. Now our minds are one."

-Native American Prayer

Image: Crowheart Butte by Scott Copeland - where Chief Washakie battled Chief Big Robber of the Crow Tribe, and where Washakie was victorious. 
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When you visit Wind River Country, be sure to take some time to learn about Chief Washakie, the chief of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe who negotiated the treaty that established Wind River Indian Reservation. Fort Washakie is in memory of this fierce warrior and skilled diplomat.

Ready to learn more? Check out the link in our bio. 
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Wind River Country is home to Wyoming's first memorial honoring Native American military service members, the Path of Honor. Located in Fort Washakie, the Path of Honor is open to the public and should be on your must-visit list. 

Learn more at the link in our bio. 
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While Wind River Country is home to wild places, badlands, mountains and deserts, it's also home to quaint Wyoming towns that are perfect for stopping, staying and exploring. 

The stopping points of Wind River Country include: 
- Atlantic City/South Pass 
- Jeffrey City
- Dubois 
- Hudson 
- Lander 
- Riverton 
- Shoshoni 
- Wind River Indian Reservation 

For views like this, start planning your trip at the link in our bio. 

Photo: Dubois, Wyoming by Bill Sincavage 
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In 1885, hunters removed bison from the Wind River Indian Reservation. And in 2016, they returned. Since then, more bison have returned to their ancestral lands. Learn more about the return of the bison, the Wind River Indian Reservation, and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes at the link in our bio. 

Photo: Casey Adams
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Looking for a great winter adventure? Ride a dogsled with views of Togwotee Pass and the surrounding mountains. Tours usually begin in November and go while the snow lasts! 

Learn more at the link in our bio. 
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“Here men endured that a nation might live.” -Herbert Hoover 

We thank all that have served, are serving and will serve in the future for your sacrifices for our freedoms. 
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Sacajawea, a Shoshone woman who helped guide Lewis & Clark in their journey across America, is a cherished woman of history in Wind River Country. Legend has it that she was buried in the Wind River Mountains, but today visitors can pay tribute to her at the Sacajawea Cemetery in Fort Washakie. 
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This November as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, be sure to stop by the Lander Art Center and view their "Art of Home" exhibit featuring Indigenous artists from around the area. 

Photo: Melanie Hoefle 
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Wind River Country is home to the only Indian reservation in the state of Wyoming, and the Wind River Indian Reservation is the seventh largest in the country. 
Today the reservation is home to two tribes - the Eastern Shoshone and the Northern Arapaho. 

Learn more about the Wind River Indian Reservation at the link in our bio. 
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Extend your Yellowstone National Park trip by finding room to roam in Wind River Country. Our region is easy to get to from the park's south entrance and you'll cruise over a stunning stretch of road and Togwotee Pass. 

Photo: Preston Ackerman 
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A little of that Wind River Country magic. ✨
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Dive deep into Wyoming history and celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the 
Wind River Reservation Trail. This tour will take you on a 70-mile round trip, and introduce you to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes. 

Learn more at the link in our bio. 
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If you're wondering how to start planning your next big adventure, we can help. Visit the link in our bio. 

Photo: @thejournaloflosttime 
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No visit to Wyoming's Wind River Country is complete without a visit to one of our small towns. Be sure to take the time to slow down and stroll our small-town streets, visit local businesses and sip on a cold beverage.

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If you’re at the American Indian Tourism Conference in California, stop by the Wind River Visitors Council’s booth for the debut of the updated TravelStorys Wind River Indian Reservation Audio Tour.

Photo: Wind River Country Visitors Council Board Member, Cy Lee
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