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SHOSHONE ANCESTRY

In the 2000 census, 7,739 people in the U.S. claimed Shoshone ancestry.

ePodunk mapped the top communities by percentage of population. The map and the following list show communities in which 1,000 or more people listed an ancestry group, and in which at least 1 percent of those people said they were of Shoshone ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Shoshone
Fort Washakie, WYpopulated place64.59
Ethete, WYpopulated place7.35
Ely, NVcity2.08
Lander, WYcity2.04
McGill, NVpopulated place1.9
Arapahoe, WYpopulated place1.87
Fort Hall, IDpopulated place1.41
Wendover, UTcity1.37
Riverton, WYcity1.29
Elko, NVcity1.13
Wells, NVcity1.11
Battle Mountain, NVpopulated place1.04

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom; Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); The American Indian and Alaska Native Population: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (February 2002); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter

-- November 2005

Other Shoshone Ancestry resources:

· Native American message boards
· History of the American West - Library of Congress
· Native American genealogy
· Native American records - National Archives

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