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Remembering the Bear River Massacre

Darren Parry
Former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation, Darren Parry.

In 1863, near what is now Preston Idaho, a group of U.S. soldiers attacked a Shoshone village.

Today the attack is called the Bear River Massacre and over 450 Shoshone men, women and children were killed. Darren Parry will be talking about Bear River this week as part of Boise's Fettuccine Forum and joins Idaho Matter to discuss this important piece of history.

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