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  • n. 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • The Gosiutes, relatives of the Paiutes and Shoshones, were the epitome of what other Indians called “Sit-arounds,” meaning they sat around reservations and begged for handouts of food and liquor.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • Among the tribes claiming territory abutting the COC&PP route were the Cheyennes, Pawnees, Poncas, Arapahos, Utes, Paiutes, and Gosiutes.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • On Sept. 11, 1857, in a quiet valley in southern Utah Territory, more than 100 Westward-bound Christian settlers -- men, women, and children -- were slaughtered by a party of Paiutes and Mormons, who posed as Native Americans.

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Idaho, when she received news that the Paiutes had suddenly left Malheur reservation to join the Bannocks.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

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