Northern Paiute


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Northern Paiute

n.
1. See Paiute.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Northern Paiute.
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The Duck Valley Indian Reservation is in both Nevada and Idaho, and is occupied by descendants of the Western Shoshone and Northern Paiute tribes.
The millennia-long experience of the region's first Americans also carries strong implications for future sustainable use not just of the Northern Paiute homeland, but the much larger Great Basin region of Oregon, Nevada and Utah.
Toosarvandani and his colleague Grace Dick, a teacher and native speaker of Northern Paiute, are collecting fragments of this critically endangered language, a dialect of Northern Paiute spoken exclusively around Bridgeport, California.
This item immediately precedes an article of equal length about Old Winnemucca, the father of Northern Paiute activist and author Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins.
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).
The archaeological record suggests that Northern Paiute women living in the town "played an essential role in the preservation of their families and traditional culture" (82).
The Shoshone were the most numerous of these people, though the Coso also included the southern and northern Paiute.
They include an African-American entrepreneur, a northern Paiute activist, an Ursuline nun, an enslaved Chinese settler, and a Chippewa-Cree basketball player.
This paper recounts the story of education pioneer Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891), a self-educated Northern Paiute Indian who spent her life trying to improve the living conditions and education of the Paiutes.
Numa are better known now as the Northern Paiute (meaning "water over there") Indians.
Corbett Mack (1892-1974) was a Nuumuu, or Northern Paiute who lived and worked his entire life in the valleys and Indian colonies of west central Nevada.
But earlier this year the Northern Paiute tribe claimed it under NAGPRA, and since then the Bureau of Land Management has prevented the Nevada State Museum from conducting genetics tests on the remains until it makes a ruling on ownership.

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