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Synonyms for Paiute

a member of either of two Shoshonean peoples (northern Paiute and southern Paiute) related to the Aztecs and living in the southwestern United States


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the Shoshonean language spoken by the Paiute

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Timberline Resources Corporation is focused on advancing district-scale gold exploration and development projects in Nevada, including its 23 square-mile Eureka property, comprised of the Lookout Mountain, Windfall, and Oswego projects which lie along three separate structural stratigraphic trends defined by distinct geochemical gold anomalies and as the operator of two joint venture projects - the Paiute project joint venture with a subsidiary of Barrick Gold, and the Elder Creek project joint venture with McEwen Mining.
The Jamboree is held in Marysvale, the "heart" of the Paiute Trail System - which boasts over 2000 miles of mapped and documented trails.
Glenn Rogers, Clarence John, & Shivwits Band of the Paiute Tribe of Utah, authors
Northern Paiute is part of the northern branch of the Uto-Aztecan family, a group of related languages once spoken from the hardwood stands of North America to the rainforests of Central America.
She did not know war but her Paiute ancestors had, the strings of
YESTERDAY AND TODAY Arts of the Southern Paiute (Braunstein Gallery)
Synopsis: Clay Roland, marshal of Paiute City, was on the street when the young stranger rode into town.
It looks to the oral traditions of Native groups based around the Four Corners region of the Southwest US (Navajo, Ute, Paiute and Hopi tribes) for clues about the long-gone Anaas<AEa>z<AEi> people, whose heavily-studied ruins and artifacts appear to the scientific mindset of white culture as static reminders of the past, but which for Native peoples have always been a living part of the landscape, with stories and meanings attached.
Pyramid Lake existed for thousands of years before explorer John Fremont discovered it in 1844; it served as a spiritual and survival resource for the native Paiute, who depended upon the cui-ui fish (which is unique to the lake and now an endangered species).
Growing up as she did in a contact zone, Sarah Winnemucca occupied social and geographical places that would come deeply to inform her rhetorical advocacy "for the far-off plains of the West" and for the Northern Paiute tribes (Life 207).1 While a rich body of scholarship lays out the influence of Winnemucca's social place on her discursive strategies, the influence of Winnemucca's physical place on her rhetorical practices has been consistently overlooked.' Yet, as this essay seeks to demonstrate, physical places and the discourses that shape them are critical to Winnemucca's rhetorical choices and to the ultimate success of her rhetoric.
They argue these objects show an origin in central California, Great Basin Shoshonean, and Paiute cultures, and relate directly to contemporary Hopi symbolism.
14 August 2013 - Moapa Band of Paiute Indians said it had formed a joint venture with Terrible Herbst Oil Co and Stronghold Engineering Inc to install as many as 1.5GW of green energy capacity on tribal land.
In 2001, he started his own unique fusion of the music of both his Scottish (Clan Kennedy) and Native American (Southern Paiute) roots.
Maples, director, Gas Operations, Paiute Pipeline Company, argues that PHMSA has broadened the two studies to include gas distribution pipelines.