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GOSHUTE INDIAN TRIBE
Transcript of GOSHUTE INDIAN TRIBE
Goshute indians don't believe that their language - which is a dialect of the Shoshone language - or religion should be taught at school. (Belief)
Their two traditional arts include bead work and basketry. (Custom)
Goshute indians live in nuclear family's. Which is a family consisting of only parents and children. (Custom)
Goshute indians wore cloths that were woven outs of plants and wore robes that were made out of rabbit skin. (Custom)
The Goshute indians also used a Shaman. A Shaman is a person who uses magic for the purposes of healing.
Goshute indians used willows for their wiki-ups.
Pine nuts were the most important natural resource for the Goshute indians.
The Goshute also gathered one hundred different types of wild vegetables.
But the Goshute didn't have many natural resources because they lived in such an arid desert.
The Goshute hunted lizards, snakes, small fish, birds, gophers, rabbits, rats, skunks, squirrels, and when able, pronghorn antelope, bear, coyotes, deer, elk, and bighorn sheep.
Hunting for large game was usually done by the men in the village.
The Goshute indians also gathered insects, especially red ants.
Goshute indians lived in wiki-ups...a well organized structure.
Wiki-ups are made out of mud and willows.
BELIEFS AND CUSTOMS
Goshute indians are building a fish hatchery for cutthroat trout.
The Goshute kids get bused one hundred twenty miles round trip to go to school each day.
When the Mormon church moved in - some of the Goshute indians became Mormon.
There are only two Goshute tribes left today.
POWOW: A ceremony, especially accompanied by feasting and dancing, performed for the cure of a disease.
ARID: Being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; and arid climate.
WILLOWS: The wood of any trees.
DIALECT: A variety of a language that is distinguished from other varieties of the same language by vocabulary.