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Paiute (/ˈpaɪjuːt/; also Piute) refers to three non-continguous groups of indigenous peoples of the Great Basin. These three groups, although related within the Numic group of Uto-Aztecan
Uto-Aztecan
languages, do not form a single node within that group.[1] The term "Paiute" does not refer to a single, unique, unified group of Great Basin tribes, but is a historical label.[2]

Northern Paiute
Northern Paiute
of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon. Southern Paiute of Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Mono of California, divided into Owens Valley Paiute (Eastern Mono) and Western Mono (Monache).

References[edit]

^ Glottolog ^ d'Azevedo, Warren L. (1986), Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 11, Great Basin, Washington, D.C.: Smith

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