Southern Paiute


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Southern Paiute

n.
1. See Paiute.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Southern Paiute.
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The first human habitation around 9,000 years ago was by the Southern Paiute tribe.
jamesii, also called "Four Corners Potato", by several Native American tribes 6 Apache, Hopi, Kawaik, Navajo, Southern Paiute, Tewa, Zia and Zuni.
YESTERDAY AND TODAY Arts of the Southern Paiute (Braunstein Gallery)
In 2001, he started his own unique fusion of the music of both his Scottish (Clan Kennedy) and Native American (Southern Paiute) roots.
Looking first at storytelling as a cultural resource, then at storytelling troubles and transformations, they discuss such aspects as how Kiowa stories express tribal memory, ideology, and being; language ideologies, narratives, and Southern Paiute linguistic and cultural reproduction; Kumiai stories: bridges between the oral tradition and classroom practice; pedagogy, storytelling, and the ironies of language endangerment on the White Mountain Apache Reservation; and replicating proper ways of speaking in and through contemporary Navajo poetry.
Included are ten chapter essays covering storytelling traditions and stories from Kiowa, Southern Paiute, Hupa and other Northwestern California tribal groups, Kumiai of Baja, California, White Mountain Apache, Arizona Tewa, the Maliseet of New Brunswick, Canada, and the Navajo of Southwestern United States.
The Spring Mountains located on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the creation place for seven nations of Nuwuvi or Southern Paiute and Chemehuevi.
Other nations, including the Hualapai, Havasupai, Southern Paiute, and Navajo, live on reservations that either border or are very near to the national park and consider the canyon a sacred place.
(6.) Sarah Winnemucca was not the only Paiute woman criticized for what was deemed "unwomanly" behavior; as Martha Knack notes, similar accounts of Southern Paiute women appeared in local newspapers (153).
In this final brief section I consider two such cases, Southern Paiute and Japanese.

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