Famous Paiute

Famous Paiute men and women

Nellie Charlie, basketweaver

Egan, 19th century warring chief

Chief Paulina, war leader, died 1868

Tau-gu, late 19th century chief

Lucy Telles, award-winning basketweaver, c. 1885–1955

Chief Tenaya, leader of the Ahwahnees

Truckee, 17th/18th century medicine chief

Wahveveh, war chief, died 1866

Chief Winnemucca, died 1882

Sarah Winnemucca, c. 1841—1891

Wovoka, prophet and founder of the Ghost Dance

Paiute Tribes

Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Indians of the Big Pine Reservation (F)
Bridgeport Paiute Indian Colony of California (F)
Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon (F)
Cedar City Band of Paiutes
Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians
Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of the Chemehuevi Reservation (Southern Paiute)(California) (F)
Colorado River Indian Tribes of the Colorado River Indian Reservation (Mohave, Chemehuevi, Hopi and Navajo) (Arizona) and California) (F)
Fallon Paiute Tribe
Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence Reservation (F)
Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation (F)
Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes
Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation (F)
Kanosh Band of Paiutes
Koosharem Band of Paiutes
Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony (F)
Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony (F)
Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation (F)
Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (F)
Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community of the Bishop Colony (F)
Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony, Nevada (F)
Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Lone Pine Community of the Lone Pine Reservation (F)
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, (F) Nevada
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (Paiute, Shoshone, Washoe)(F) (Nevada)
San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona (F)
Shivwits Band of Paiutes
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation (F)
Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada (F)
Utu Utu Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation (F)
Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation (F)
Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada (Northern Paiute and Shoshone) (F) (Nevada)
Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington (F)