Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of Paiute.

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Examples

  • The Paiutes were the better bowmen, and they caught the Shoshone arrows where they struck in the earth and shot them back again.

    Mahala Joe

  • The Mormons never took any blame or punishment for this massacre and to this day essentially blame it on the Paiutes.

    2010 March 04 « The BookBanter Blog

  • The Northern Paiutes were a loose confederation of 8,000 living in a dozen different bands, and the Bannocks had northern and southern divisions.

    Between War and Peace

  • Not serpents, but Indians, for Americans referred to the Shoshonis, Northern Paiutes, and Bannocks who roamed the Great Basin where Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada converged as “Snakes.”

    Between War and Peace

  • Unafraid of the truth, Waymire admitted that the Paiutes had defeated him, though he was certain the blame fell on the citizen volunteers and not his cavalrymen.

    Between War and Peace

  • When they were done they took what they wanted, stripping the bodies and taking the cattle, giving the Paiutes a menial and far less than agreed upon amount of the spoils, and left.

    2010 March 04 « The BookBanter Blog

  • When they were done they took what they wanted, stripping the bodies and taking the cattle, giving the Paiutes a menial and far less than agreed upon amount of the spoils, and left.

    “Under the Banner of Heaven” by Jon Krakauer (Doubleday, 2003) « The BookBanter Blog

  • The Northern Paiutes were a loose confederation of 8,000 living in a dozen different bands, and the Bannocks had northern and southern divisions.

    Between War and Peace

  • The Mormons never took any blame or punishment for this massacre and to this day essentially blame it on the Paiutes.

    “Under the Banner of Heaven” by Jon Krakauer (Doubleday, 2003) « The BookBanter Blog

  • Not serpents, but Indians, for Americans referred to the Shoshonis, Northern Paiutes, and Bannocks who roamed the Great Basin where Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada converged as “Snakes.”

    Between War and Peace

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