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Washakie Cemetery 

Box Elder County, Utah

As part of an assignment for a geography class, I had to do some explorations of local Native American places of interest. One I had never seen before was the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone cemetery located just south of Portage Utah. The area was once a farming community for the tribe bought by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints back in 1880. The community was active until the mid 70's at which point the land was sold off to ranchers and farmers. As of today, 10/2016, there is nothing left to see except the cemetery as well as an old church, I didn't findThe surviving members of the tribe still use the cemetery for burials. It is quite sad that this piece of history has become so run down. 

Washakie Cemetery