These links are about the Paiute Native American tribe who live in Western states, including Utah. There is information about the history of the tribe and what life is like for Paiute Indians today. Many of the sites include photographs. There are also sites on legends of the Paiute and the Paiute language. Information about two famous Paiutes is included. There are links to eThemes resources on Native American culture and Utah History.
This text intensive website is an in-depth look at the history of the Paiutes in Utah. Includes a section on "Paiute Indians Today." The text may be too advanced for younger students, but is good background information for teachers and older students.
Learn about Utah's history and the people who lived in the area. Includes information about Native American tribes, pioneer settlers, and Mormons. View historical photographs and read diaries written 150 years ago. Find out what the state name means. There are links to eThemes Resources on Utah's state symbols, the transcontinental railroad, and pioneer life.
Learn more about the cultures of various Native American tribes. Some sites emphasize that these are "live" cultures because there are more than a million American Indians living today. Watch videos of a powwow, read biographies of famous Native Americans, and view paintings and photographs. Includes population statistics on the largest tribes and information about the controversy over the use of Native Americans as school mascots.