What tribe lived in the area that is now Wyoming when Europeans and their descendants arrived in the 1800s?

The Quiz: What tribe lived in the area that is now Wyoming when Europeans and their descendants arrived in the 1800s?

A Shoshone
B Lakota
C Shawnee

Bands of Eastern Shoshone lived and traveled through the area that is now Grand Teton National Park and had a close spiritual relationship with the Teton Range. In the 19th century, some mountain-dwelling Shoshone were known as ‘Sheepeaters’ or ‘Tukudeka,’ as bighorn sheep were a staple of their diet. Today, most of the Eastern Shoshone have settled in the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming.

The correct answer to this quiz is Shoshone.

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