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  • proper n. Alternative form of Shoshone.
  • n. Alternative form of Shoshone.


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  • We had for-real cowboys, Basque sheepherders, hardrock miners, Shoshoni and Paiute Indians, wild-game hunters from all over the world, various and sundry railroad workers, and tourists passing through on U.S. 40, the main highway bisecting the nation at that time.


  • My war-shirt bears more scalps of Pawnee and Crow and Shoshoni and Isantanka soldiers than any other in the Sioux nation.


  • But other tribes-Arapaho, Cheyenne, Shoshoni-have been quiet, and still the pinda-lickoyee force law on them.


  • He called it "Pompys Tower" after Sacagewea's young son, Baptiste Charbonneau, whom Clark affectionately called Pomp or Pompy, which means little chief in the Shoshoni language.

    Kate Kelly: "Make Next Left Turn..."

  • Located on the steep slopes of the Apache (13,441 feet) and Shoshoni (12,967 feet) Indian Peaks (which form a stretch of Continental Divide) is Isabelle Glacier.

    Rich Wolf: Colorado Snow Cones

  • After acquisition of the horse, additional groups broke away from the Shoshoni up to about 1830.

    Lords of the Southern Plains

  • Their adaptation was more rapid and complete than that of their Shoshoni relatives and groups of Comanche began to separate and migrate south in order to get closer to the supply of horses in New Mexico.

    Homeland Security-Part 6

  • Division and band names often followed the Shoshoni custom of referring to a type of food.

    Homeland Security-Part 6

  • The Comanche language, Uto-Aztecan-Numic, is almost identical to Shoshoni which in turn is related to Ute and Paiute.

    Homeland Security-Part 6

  • It should be remembered that the Comanche were Shoshoni, who after acquiring the horse, migrated to the central and southern plains.

    Homeland Security-Part 6


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