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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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In 2012, Interior approved the 250-megawatt Moapa Southern Paiute Solar photovoltaic facility enough to power 100,000 homes serving customers of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power under a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement.
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There are subdivisions within it on the Northern Paiute, Owens Valley Paiute and Southern Paiute, which are in turn divided into sections dealing with government, contemporary issues, Paiute rituals, 20th century issues, religion, and so on.
A Southern Paiute story from the Great Basin region of western North America also fletches an arrow out of Orion's Belt, and the Lapps in Finland spotted another celestial bow in the Big Dipper.
Fowler spent three decades studying hot-desert cultures: the Southern Paiute tribes in southern Nevada and California, and the Death Valley Shoshone tribe in California.
Scope : Construction of the 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada, United States.
One of the most widely spread and least known Native American groups in the western US, the various bands of the Southern Paiute inhabit lands of incredible beauty, but little worth--at least from the perspective of white settlers.
Early users included the Patayan and Anasazi peoples and the Southern Paiute.
Because of the amity-enmity system, Northeastern Pai imported Pacific Coast marine shell from the Halchedom trading center or from Southern Paiute trading partners north of the Colorado River.
Using messengers, War Chief Cherum mobilized 250 Western Pai, Havasupai, and refugee Southern Paiute warriors to attack the ten-man garrison at Beale's Springs on 30 May 1867, killing one but losing five(42) That was the largest-scale Native mobilization during the conflict.
Finally, the cultural landscape concept is grounded in recent research data from Southern Paiute studies that have been part of the Glen Canyon Dam Environmental Impact Statement.
There is indirect evidence that it also spread across Southern Paiute territory to kill many in the Kaibab group.
Hill, a Nez Perce story earlier translated by Haruo Aoki, and a Yana story and a Southern Paiute story translated previously by Edward Sapir.
But his contributions to scholarship also included seminal work on Indian languages (on Chinook, Takelma, Yana, Southern Paiute, Nootka, and Navajo among others); on the contributions of linguistics to anthropology; on the relations between individuals and culture (culture and personality studies); on linguistic theory; and on the symbolic nature of culture.
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