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  • n. Plural form of Shoshone.

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Examples

  • _ -- The Shoshones are a portion of the North-western, Western, and Goship bands, referred to under the head of "Utah."

    The Indian Question (1874)

  • Ka'purats is the name by which I am known among the Utes and Shoshones, meaning "arm off."

    Canyons of the Colorado

  • "Shoshones," said he, "now has come the time in which our nation must either rise above all others, as the eagle of the mountains rises above the small birds, or sink down and disappear from the surface of the earth.

    Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet

  • "Shoshones," said he, "now has come the time in which out nation must either rise above all others, as the eagle of the mountains rises above the small birds, or sink down and disappear from the surface of the earth.

    Monsieur Violet

  • But their aggressive empire building alienated weaker tribes, and before the war ended, Crows, Assiniboines, Shoshones, Arikaras, Pawnees, Utes, and Bannocks fought for the Americans.

    Between War and Peace

  • Shoshones admire strength, wisdom and power in the spirit, not the weakness, ignorance and futility of the human ego.

    Fallin’ Up

  • You should have brought more Crows or Shoshones with you to do your fighting.

    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

  • I was alone, at the top of a hill, Battle Mountain behind me, squinting westward as the Earth wheeled and the sun began to sink behind the Shoshones.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • The story is told in two parts, the present and 1923 when the Arapahos and the Shoshones make the movie.

    The Silent Spirit-Margaret Coel « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

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