Sammy Matsaw Jr.
Council Member of the Fort Hall Business Council
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.
We are located just off Interstate 15, Exit 80 and down Agency Road in the Tribal Business Center