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Randy’L Teton

Randy’L Teton is a tribal member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Fort Hall, Idaho and serves as a Public Affairs/Tribal Relations Specialist in the Office of Communication in the Washington, DC office.

Before joining the Forest Service in February of 2023, Randy’L served as the former Public Affairs Manager for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes for 11 years. Randy’L’s extensive knowledge of tribal history, tribal government and culture plays a large role in all the work she does on behalf of her community.

Teton’s educational background includes attending and graduating from the Institute of American Indian Arts, Fort Lewis College, and the University of New Mexico, specializing in U.S. history, Fine Arts, Native American history, and Museum Studies.

Randy’L’s motto is “building bridges is always the key to a better understanding of our world as Native American peoples. We are resilient, beautiful, and strong people that can endure all changes in our life.” Teton’s family are one of the original inhabitants of the Grand Teton area that were forcibly removed to the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho.

We acknowledge with respect that our facilities are situated on the aboriginal land of the Shoshone Bannock. Eastern Shoshone. Northern Arapaho. Crow. Assiniboine. Sioux. Gros Ventre. Nez Perce.

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