August 14, 2017

Vanyume Indians


The Vanyume Indians belonged to the Shoshonean Division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock. Their closest connections being probably with the Kitanemuk, and secondly with the Serrano.


Vanyume Indians. Name applied by the Mohave; significance unknown, though it is probably related to the term Panamint given to the Koso. Also called:

Tübatulabal Indians. A Shoshonean word meaning “pine-nut eaters.”

On Mohave River.


(See Alliklik.) They are now extinct as a tribe.

Uto-Aztecan Language Family
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