TITLE

Indians of the Great Basin

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Kevin M.
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Wickiup;2001, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
The Indians who roamed the Great Basin lived there for thousands of years. Some of the main Great Basin tribes are the Utes, Paiutes, Shoshones, Bannocks, and Washoes. They mostly lived in smaller groups called bands. Religion was a part of the people's everyday life. The Basin Indians had horses that gave them the ability to travel faster and farther. The Paiutes and Washoes made strong and beautiful baskets.
ACCESSION #
7696413

 

Related Articles

  • Introduction. Danver, Steven L. // Journal of the West;Fall2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p6 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Ned Blackhawk on violence among Indian tribes of the Great Basin, and another by H. Henrietta Stockel on spirituality of American Indians.

  • Wickiups Today. Mitchell, Kevin M. // Wickiup;2001, p26 

    Indians of the Great Basin do not live in wickiups any more. Since the 1860s, they have mostly lived on reservations. When they started settling in one place, they needed permanent homes. However, ramadas are still used by the Indians. They are seen as places to gather and visit. In 1986, U.S....

  • BIG PINE INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER. Dubin, Margaret // News from Native California;Spring2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p28 

    Describes the Big Pine Indian Education Center at a Paiute Indian community in California.

  • INDIAN LANGUAGES OF THE GREAT BASIN. MILLER, WICK R. // Southwestern Lore;Mar1966, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p81 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Indian Languages of the Great Basin," by Wick R. Miller, which appeared in the March-June 1965 issue of the publication "Utah Archaeology." The author examines the linguistic diversity among North American Indians of the Great Basin region. Details...

  • PAIUTE, NORTHERN. Hittman, Michael // Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin);1996, p457 

    Northern Paiutes are Uto-Aztecan speakers who spread throughout the Great Basin from Death Valley, California, in A.D. 1000. Calling themselves Numu, they displaced prior inhabitants and occupied a territory defined by the Sierra Nevada, the Columbia and Snake Rivers on the west and north, and...

  • Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West. Burch, John // Library Journal;9/15/2006, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p71 

    The article reviews the book "Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West," by Ned Blackhawk.

  • Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West. Stockel, H. Henrietta // Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly;Winter2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p287 

    The article reviews the book "Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West," by Ned Blackhawk.

  • The Primacy of Violence in Great Basin Indian History. Blackhawk, Ned // Journal of the West;Fall2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p10 

    The article discusses the struggles between American Indians of the Great Basin region with European colonists and imperialism. The author suggests the expedition of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark has overshadowed the history of the Shoshone tribe that assisted them. The Shoshone...

  • Great Basin Indians.  // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Apr2009, Issue 4, p18 

    Information on Great Basin Indians who live in the Great Basin Culture Area is presented. The tribes including Bannock, Paiute, and Shoshone, part of the Culture Area are highlighted. Discussion on different tribes languages, lifestyle and food habits is presented. Also mentioned the influence...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics