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SHOSHONE [2 records]

Record 1 1995-11-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics
DEF

A language spoken by the Shoshoni, Indian people living in California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. This language belongs to the Numic group of the Uto-Aztecan family.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psycho-, socio- et ethnolinguistique
DEF

Langue de la famille uto-aztèque parlée par les Shoshones, Indiens des Grandes Plaines d'Amérique du Nord vivant en Californie, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming.

Spanish

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Record 2 1993-10-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Inhabitant Names and Ethnonyms (outside Canada)
CONT

The Shoshoni ... the annual September buffalo hunt, when the various Shoshoni bands joined with the Bannock or Flathead in migrating to the Plains through the territory of their enemies, the Blackfoot and Crow. Adding to their economy was trade with the Flathead ... with whom they traded buffalo skins and salmon, for horses and mules.

OBS

Shoshonean tribes.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gentilés et ethnonymes (hors Canada)
OBS

Shoshoni, Tutchoni : Équivalents français proposés par Richard Gratton, réviseur au Ministère des Affaires indiennes.

Spanish

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