Claudia Washakie

Secretary of the Fort Hall Business Council

Phone: (208)478-3812

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Secretary of the Fort Hall Business Council: Washakie is serving her first term on the Fort Hall Business Council. She is a resident of the Gibson District. Washakie served as the previous Early Intervention Manager for the Tribes' Early Childhood Program. Prior to that she was the Tribal Youth Education Program Coordinator, a Higher Education Case Manager and Intake Records Technician.

Claudia graduated from Wyoming Indian High School in Ethete, Wyoming and continued her education at Eastern Montana College (now Montana State University). She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Idaho State University.

Washakie is the daughter of Mary E. Dixey Washakie, who also served on the Fort Hall Business Council.

She is proud of her family lineage, as her great-grandfather R.W. Dixey, played an instrumental role in establishing the government of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and was one of the first established cattleman and ranchers on the Fort Hall Reservation. She is the great-great granddaughter of Chief Washakie, of the Eastern Shoshone Band of Wyoming. In her spare time, she enjoys sharing time with family and friends, taking trips to Wyoming and beading.

Our Location

We are located just off Interstate 15, Exit 80 and down Agency Road in the Tribal Business Center