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    • A Washakie Anecdote;

    • A brief story of a young white woman's first encounter with, Washakie.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Identity (Philosophical concept); Indian children; Indian women; Whites--Relations with Indians; Enthohistory; Washakie, approximately 1804-1900; Ethnohistory; Culture; Clothing and dress;...
    • Agent Beck to Commissioner dated Aug. 2, 1897

    • Letter regards a report of Indians in communication with the federal government. The Indians feel they should be able to hunt, and travel when and where they want, just as the white man.
    • Indians of North America; indian; white relations; Ethnohistory; Land use; land rights; Culture; Language and languages; Federal government;
    • Agent Brennan to Agent Hall dated July 6, 1906

    • A group of Indians from Wyoming have arrived at the receiver's agency and they lack a 'pass'. Police are sent to send them home.
    • Indians of North America; indian; white relations; Ethnohistory; Land use; land rights; Culture; Language and languages; Federal government;
    • Agent Hall to Commissioner dated Sept. 6, 1907

    • Hall informs the commissioner that there is no need to worry about Indians leaving there reservations to join an 'absent' group of Utes. Apparently, they've received word that the living conditions at that point are highly unfavorable, and that...
    • Indians of North America; Ethnohistory; Land use; migration;
    • Beneath These Red Cliffs: An Ethnohistory of Utah Paiutes;

    • In this new and updated edition---with a foreword by Lora Tom, chairwoman of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah---Holt recounts the survival of a people against all odds. A compound of rapid white settlement of the most productive Southern Paiute...
    • Indians of North America--History; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Ethnohistory; Utah--History; Paiute Indians; Mormons; Religion;
    • Corn Brought to the Earth;

    • In the very early days, when everyone was small, poor, and hungry, a local mother sent her son across the sky, to the distant country of the Shin-au-av, in search of subsidence. After passing Shin-au-av's enemy test (in which he drinks cactus...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Dissertation on Ute Indians;

    • History of the Ute people prior to and after encountering European-Americans;
    • Indians of North America; Allotment of land; Black Hawk War, 1832; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Ethnohistory; Agriculture; Federal government; Frontier and pioneer life.; Indian reservations; Whites--Relations with Indians; Land use; Livestock; White...
    • General Discussion From Story of the Flood [1];

    • The general discussion of the story of the flood provides a meta-analytic perspective of the story purpose, general structure, and metaphors.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • How Ai-ai got his Wife [II];

    • Ai-ai (the turtle) discovers the love of his life has another suitor. Ai-ai wins his wife from her father after defeating his competitor in combat;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Ethnohistory; Families; Indians of North America; Paiute Indians--history; Paiute Indians;
    • Hu-pats visits the Jay nation on the Kaibab;

    • Ku-puts and Ku-kwats work together to hunt with exceptional success and impress the nation of Jay. Ku-puts (the fox); kui-ala (the bear); Ku-kwats (the spider).;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • I Remember Hiawatha;

    • Utah Historical Quarterly Article regarding two young white teachers who taught in a little school in Hiawatha, Utah, close to Price in the Uintah Basin. Their relations with students and parents of different ethnicities, their teaching, and the...
    • Indians of North America; Photographs; Indians of North America--Education; Indians of North America--Dwellings; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Religion; Ethnohistory; Education; Work; Children; Culture; Employment (Economic...
    • Letter from Agent J.A. Byrnes dated August 2, 1888;

    • Agent J.A. Byrnes provides a list of names of Ute Indians whom he believes, based on their merit, are entitled to shares from land sales;
    • Ethnohistory; Land use; Culture; Language and languages; Indians of North America; Federal government; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Uintah and Ouray Agency; Indian agents; Whites--Relations with Indians;
    • On Spirits (Numas);

    • This document catalogs different Native American perspecitves on Spirts: Mo-go-au (spirit who dwells in a man); Teu-gau (spirit of an old woman); U-nu-pits (pygmy); etc.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Ong, Chai-ok and Shin-au-av go to a distant mountain to gather pine-nuts;

    • Ong, Chai-ok, and Shin-au-av go travel to a distant mountain with the goal of gathered pine nuts to bring home. However, the people of the mountains deceived Shin-au-av and gave him seeds for a Cedar trees instead. This story explains why Cedar...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Ethnohistory; Language and languages; Ong;
    • The Southern Utes A Tribal History;

    • This is a comprehensive history of the Southern Utes.;
    • Ute Indians--History; Language and languages; Spanish; Treaties; War; Overland Trails; Federal government; Hunting; Agriculture; Water rights; Tribal government; Religion;
    • History of the Northern Ute People, A;

    • This record gives a comprehensive history of the Ute peoples;
    • Ute Indians--History; Maps; Religion; Land use; Federal government; Wakara, Ute Chief, 1808?-1855; Travel; Treaties; Food; Hunting; Mormons; Health; War; Missionaries; Agriculture; Livestock; Art; Education; Intermarriage;
    • Nuwuvi : a southern Paiute history;

    • Nuwuvi – A Southern Paiute History: Contents Include: “Corn is brought to the Earth” The Nuwuvi “Onga, Ogochiok, and Shinau-av Go to a Distant Mountain to Gather Pine Nuts” “The First Intruder: Explorers, Traders and Slavers” “The...
    • Indians of North America; Hunting; Agriculture; Food; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Indian reservations; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Land use; Whites--Relations with Indians; Indians of North America--Education; Salt Lake...
    • We Shall Remain: Utah Indian Elementary Curriculum Guide - The Paiutes;

    • This lesson from the Utah Indian Elementary Curriculum Guide covers the trading practices of the Paiute Indians. Students play a Paiute trading game to test the knowledge they acquired;
    • Indians of North America; Children; Education, Elementary; Indians of North America--Education; Paiute Indians--History; Education; Paiute Indians;
    • Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts Survive a Snowstorm;

    • When Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts go on a hike in the mountains, a snowstorm overcomes them. Nu-wa-pa-kuts becomes known for wisdom after saving Shin-au-av from an icy death.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Shin-au-av and The Flood;

    • One day when the sea was angry, Shin-au-av shot it with an arrow and it burst into many small pieces. It then flooded the land until Shin-au-av and his companions almost starved to death.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts Play Games of Deception;

    • Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts (the turtle) play tricks on each other, pretending to be dead when they are not. Eventually, the tricks backfire and To-ko-puts ends up with a rock in the face, which explains his long nose.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Shin-au-av Pa-vits and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump Battle on the Mountain;

    • Shin-au-av, Pa-vits, and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump battle for supremacy on top a mountain. In the end, they learn the importance of staying awake while on watch duty.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Shoshonean Peoples and the Overland Trails;

    • This compilation of Dale Morgan's historical work on Indians in the Intermountain West focuses primarily on the Shoshone who lived near the Oregon and California trails.;
    • Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Federal government; Wakara, Ute Chief, 1808-1877; Ethnohistory; Shoshoni Indians; Immigrants; California National Historic Trail; Oregon National Historic Trail;
    • Story of Eagle;

    • This document catalogs different Indian names and their English translation from the Story of Eagle.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • Story of Hu-pats and Kom;

    • This letter gives definitions of Ute terminology, a description of Ute mountain territories near the Grand Canyon, and conveys an encounter with a group of Indians who chose to stay with him. The letter also recounts a story told by the Indians...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The abandoned Boy;

    • After two young brothers are left behind by the family and friends, they struggle on a long journey only to find them dead and their sisters taken away. The story ends in triumph, however, after they stalk down their enemies, kill them, rescue...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The First Child Born [II];

    • A young Shin-au-av learns about the pitfalls of eternal life.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Ethnohistory; Families; Indians of North America; Paiute Indians--History; Paiute Indians;
    • The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado;

    • This is the story of how the Colorado river and canyons were formed. After the leader of the Utes loses his beloved wife, Ta-vwoats(?) rolls a magic ball across the land so he can travel to go see her in the spirit world.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The Quarrels of Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmink);

    • Pu-ni (the skunk) and Ta-vwats (the chipmonk) get in a fight over deer meet. The story culminates in the origin of such historical phrases as "The angry man kills his best friends" and "An angry man stinks".;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The Seasonal Movements of the Shoshone-Bannock Peoples;

    • This map shows the seasonal movements of the Shoshone and Bannock peoples. It also shows where the people traveled for certain foods and resources;
    • Indians of North America; Maps; Culture; Ethnohistory; Gathering; Hunting; Indian reservations; Land use; Migration;
    • The Shin-au-av Brothers discuss matters of importance to the people;

    • This story explains the creation of rivers and lakes on top of a plateau. A young Shin-au-av kills an elder's son and angers him - storms ensue.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The son of Shin-au-av Pa-vits loves the wife of Kwi-ats (The Bear);

    • Shin-au-av's son learns a harsh lesson of obedience to elders after a deadly encounter with Kwi-ats (the bear).;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The Son of the Younger Shin-au-av is Punished for Disobedience;

    • A young Shin-au-av disobeys his elders and crosses a forbidden barrier to observe people fighting on another mountain. Shin-au-av then learns an important lesson of disobedience after a stray stone strikes his arm and breaks it.;
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;
    • The story of the Moon;

    • After the Shin-au-av brothers awoke from the slumber they found they had lost all their hair (or fur). They soon discover that insects had taken their hair and put it on a great object which rose up into the heavens. This story explains the Ute...
    • Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory;

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