Category Archives: Paiute Culture

Paiute Languanges

Northern Paiute The Northern Paiute people speak Numic languages of the Uto-Aztecan family. This particular language is also known as Numu or Paviotso. As of 1994, there are around 500 fluent speakers. It is a language with subject-object-verb order. It … Continue reading

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Traditional Foods of the Paiute

The Paiute Indians were both hunters and gatherers. The did a lot of season food gathering within their territory, searching for specific foods by which season they were in. Some seeds and berries were found in the summer while bulbs … Continue reading

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The Ghost Dance

The Paiute Indians were a group of Native Americans that lived in the Great Basin in eastern California, western Nevada, and southeast Oregon. They were a proud people and their history has many interesting traditions. One traditions that stands out … Continue reading

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Paiute Indian Culture

The Paiute Indians lived east of what is now Yosemite National Park.  The streams that flowed from the Sierras helped to make their lives easier.  They lived in small nomadic groups that continued their paths searching for food.  Mostly, these … Continue reading

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