New Yomba Shoshone Tribal Administrator

April 19, 2018

The Yomba Shoshone Tribe would like to welcome Andrew Perera to the Administration. Andrew is currently a law student at University of Tulsa in a Masters of Jurisprudence program. His emphasis is in Indian Law. Andrew is of Lakota and Mohawk descent and has worked with Indigenous Peoples, Indian Tribes, and Native American communities as an advocate, as a representative in legal negotiations, and as a valued community member. Andrew is the successor to Judy Camarillo who has served the Yomba Shoshone Tribe for two years. The Yomba Shoshone Tribe congratulates Judy Camarillo on her retirement and thanks her for her service to the community.

RE: Western Shoshone Community Internship Program Western Shoshone Scholarship Foundation - 2018 Guidance for Barrick Support

April 5, 2018


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in post-secondary education and a recipient in good standing (i.e., not on probation) of the Legacy Fund Scholarship for Spring 2018.
  • Applicants must have been a full time student for the semester immediately prior to employment with a G.P.A. of at least 2.0. Transcripts reporting your spring 2018 GPA will be required on the first day of work.

Application Process:

  • Barrick sends applications to eligible students.
  • Applicants complete and return to Brina Mason at Barrick. Include: 

               1. Application Form

               2. Short Essay, "Why I Want to Intern for my Tribe."

               3. Resume

  • Barrick sends completed application packets sent to tribal governments.  
  • Applicants provide any other documents required by the individual tribal governments.
  • Tribes and Bans select their own interns and place them in their assignments for the summer.
  • Applicants must successfully pass tribal screening processes to start date.
  • Successful applicants should be sent an offer letter for the position which they then must accept or decline.

Internship Commitments

  • Barrick provides funding for each intern who has signed an acceptance letter and will periodically visit the communities to visit with interns. 
  • Interns will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour.
  • The internship is a commitment of a minimum of eight weeks with no less than 40 hours per week. Interns must arrange for their own housing and transportation to and from their place of work in the Western Shoshone community in which they will work. 

To apply contact Brian Mason at 775 318-0350 or email at

In Case of an Emergency Dial 911

Contact Tribal Law Enforcement:

Open Hours

Monday - Thursday from 7:00 AM- 5:30 PM.

(775) 964-2463 Ext. 123

After hours(775) 964-2114

It is the Yomba Shoshone Tribe's mission to create a self sufficient environment that maintains its individuality through our unique location and traditions as well as encourage and pursue advancement for our community and its members by means of educational outreach, job opportunities, internships, and volunteer work.

Mission Statement

24 Hour Law Enforcement Agency.