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Southern Paiute: A Portrait
by Logan Hebner
photographs by Michael Plyler
Utah State University Press, 2010
eISBN: 978-0-87421-755-1 | Cloth: 978-0-87421-754-4
Library of Congress Classification E99.P2H43 2010
Dewey Decimal Classification 305.89745769

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Now little recognized by their neighbors, Southern Paiutes once had homelands that included much of the vast Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert. From the Four Corners’ San Juan River to California’s lower Colorado, from Death Valley to Canyonlands, from Capitol Reef to the Grand Canyon, Paiutes lived in many small, widespread communities. They still do, but the communities are fewer, smaller, and mostly deprived of the lands and resources that sustained traditional lives.


To portray a people and the individuals who comprise it, William Logan Hebner and Michael L. Plyler relay Paiute voices and reveal Paiute faces, creating a space for them to tell their stories and stake claim to who they once were and now are.



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