Office of Public Affairs.
The Office of Public Affairs is the tribes’ first point of contact for all external media inquiries. Public affairs works closely with the media to coordinate interviews, provide background information and ensure that the tribes' positions are accurately represented in the media.
Randy’L Teton, Public Affairs Manager.
Ms. Teton’s responsibilities include assisting Tribal, state and federal legislative issues and handles all external media relations for the Tribes with a focus on building relationships with key stakeholders. Randy’L is active in the tribal and regional community and sits on various committees and boards including: former Board member of Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce Board (3 year term), Pocatello Rotary, Southeast Idaho High Country tourism board member, member of Pocatello Chamber of Commerce, Idaho State Historical Society Tribal representative, member of the State of Idaho Indian Education Board and Museum of Idaho Board member.
Yvette Tuell, Policy Analyst.
As a Shoshone-Bannock Tribal member, Ms. Tuell is responsible for providing policy guidance for the Fort Hall Business Council, in support of Tribal inherent and Treaty reserved rights. She is also responsible for the development, implementation and administration of Tribal policies; and assisting in the internal and external relations with state and federal agencies. She also assists or addresses any economic, political or environmental issues, on reservation or on the unoccupied lands of the United States. She has over 17 years of experience in Tribal consultation, natural resources, and cultural resource management.
Public Affairs and Policy .
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Office of Public Affairs serves as the primary point of contact with the external media and coordinates the tribes’ governmental affairs activities at the state and national levels. The Office of Public Affairs works with several organizations - in press, private, governmental and consulting arenas. We are always striving to strengthen the mission of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and would love to contact you about feature stories or press releases. Below are some of the organizations and governments with which we are proud to work to maintain our inherent tribal sovereignty.
SHO-BAN HIGH SCHOOL TAKING SAFETY PRECAUTIONSMarch 1, 2018
Native American Candidate for Idaho Governor Paulette Jordan to Visit Fort HallFebruary 27, 2018
Idaho Federal District Court Rules In Favor of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes on FMC caseSeptember 28, 2017
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Seek to Enhance It’s City Creek TrailheadDecember 14, 2016
All Press Releases
Shoshone-Bannock Wellness Center & Sports Complex
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes welcomes you to Fort Hall
Of People and Salmon: Linking Culture and Ecology