Sammy Matsaw Jr.

Council Member of the Fort Hall Business Council

Phone: (208)478-3817

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Lincoln Creek District Representative

Sammy is a father, husband, grandfather, and extended family member with the Shoshone-BannockTribes. He is a pipe-carrier and Sundancer with both his mother and father’s tribes. 

Formerly, as a Research Scientist he attained ten+ years of science and management involved in Indigenous sovereignty and treaties with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife department. 

He also brings ten years of military experience and leadership as a combat veteran. Lastly, he holds a Ph.D. in Water Resources—Science & Management from the University of Idaho, a Master’s of Science—Conservation Genetics and Bachelor of Science in Ecology from Idaho State University.

Our Location

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