Cultural persistence in western Nevada

the Pyramid Lake Paiute
  • 207 Pages
  • 3.94 MB
  • English
Paiute Indians, Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation (
Statementby William Saxe Wihr.
The Physical Object
Pagination2, ii, 207 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14415437M

Cultural Persistence in Nevada: Current Native American Issues RICHARD C. HANES THE past several years of natural resource development in the western United States have seen increased interaction be tween anthropologists (frequently archae ologists and cultural resource specialists) and resident Native American groups.

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Modern Nevada is most prominently associated with lavish hotels, famous casinos, and a culture of vice. However, the state did not have such a major cultural aura surrounding it for most of its history.

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Gambling and Nevada have become synonymous with one another. Today, Nevada’s gambling taxes account for % of state revenue. Nevada - Nevada - Cultural life: Nevadans traditionally have mingled rural conservatism and the individualism of the Old West. Until the midth century the state’s population was small and dispersed, and cultural values were those of an agrarian society.

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1: Battleborn by. Claire Vaye Watkins. avg rating — 4, ratings. score:and 4 people voted. Basque Immigrants and Nevada's Sheep Industry Geopolitics and the Making of an Agricultural Workforce, $ Iker Saitua Format: Cloth Pages:. Author(s): Hanes, Richard C | Abstract: The present paper identifies the network of Indian communities spread across the state and attempts to demonstrate how many of the expressed concerns are deep-seated in Indian-white relations extending back over years.

Not fully considered below are cultural persistence factors involving religious beliefs, ceremonial activities and many aspects of. Nevada is essentially made up of three industries: mining, gambling and nuclear weapons testing (in that order).

The first settlements were created on the back of silver strikes in the north, and when those dried up the inherent gambling scene of the mining towns evolved into Las Vegas and Reno. The US government liked the barren desert of Nevada for testing their new atomic bombs throughout. Latest opinion, analysis and discussion from the Guardian.

CP Scott: "Comment is free, but facts are sacred". Nevada's harsh but rich environment shaped its history and culture. Before small Mormon settlements along the Utah border sustained their communities through faith, but the secular western section stumbled along until the great silver strikes beginning in.

The Stewart Institute, a boarding school for Nevada Indians, was established in western Nevada in and well used by Paiutes until the s. THE ROLE OF WOMEN The most enduring Paiute tradition through all the dramatic changes of the past two centuries has been maintenance of independent and extended families as the basic social unit.

In his book, Alter proposes the theory that western societies, used to seeing straight lines and geometric forms in buildings and houses, grow accustomed to looking at lines as three-dimension. Further evidence of cultural persistence was the practice of tribes maintaining separate housing in multi-tribal Indian villages built next to the missions.

Finally, many former mission Indians continued to speak their native languages and provide researchers with detailed ethnographic and linguistic data well into the 20th century.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Contract no. YACTO between the Bureau of Land Management and American Museum of Natural History, New York, N.Y.". Discover 's top Northwestern Nevada attractions.

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students in Nevada to initiate the process of American Indian studies representation. The authors would also like to thank the countless others who were instrumental in providing resources and support: the honorable tribal leaders, tribal education departments and other programs within the tribes.

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Persistent rumors of rich silver lodes north of Mexico set in motion the Spanish exploration of the American West. In Fray Marcos de Niza set out to search the region, and he heard stories of seven cities of gold and silver, named C í bola.

Pages in category "Nevada culture" The following 14 pages are in this category, out of 14 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). This work is a reprint of the essay 'Californian Indian Characteristics' by Stephen Powers.

With a preface by N Scott Momaday. With a colour frontispiece and additional portrait of Stephen Powers and several plates. With an essay titled 'St.In much non-Western literature, Western cultures are defined by how different they are from the author's native culture.

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