Paiute DictionaryA comprehensive dictionary of the northern Paiute language.
Category Archives: Paiute 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
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
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