Western Shoshone


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Western Shoshone

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Improvising something better is an exhilarating challenge, and this is why I am happy to be another unsettled Euro-American rather than someone as well grounded as the Western Shoshone. Suddenly I find myself endorsing Thomas Cole's notion of futurity, of the meaning of the American landscape lying In its future rather than its past, as Europe's does.
* Nevada -- The Western Shoshone have been involved in legal battles throughout recent years, trying to assert their claims to 30 million acres of their traditional lands.
Tribute and benefit to be held: Food, music and information will be offered Saturday at an event to honor and benefit Corbin Harney, spiritual leader of the Western Shoshone Nation.
"To dig under the earth to get to that gold, to pump out that water to get to that gold, is a crime," says Carrie Dann, a traditional Western Shoshone elder.
The sequel to Broken Treaty at Battle Mountain, Freedman's To Protect Mother Earth is an hourlong documentary about the Western Shoshone, a nation of hunters, gatherers and ranchers who have title to 24 million acres of Nevada.
The Northern Shoshoni, on the other hand, spoke Central Numic, a series of languages that are comprehensible to the Western Shoshone of Nevada and the Comanche of the southern Great Plains.
Clemmer, "The Pinon-Pine-Old Ally or New Pest?: Western Shoshone Indians vs.
Yucca Mountain is sacred to Paiute and Western Shoshone peoples, and the possibility of a nuclear waste dump still threatens this land (pp.

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