ETHNONYMS: Wah-shoes, Wahshoo, Washaws, Washew, Washo, Washoo


d'Azevedo, Warren L., ed. (1956). The Washo Indians of California and Nevada. University of Utah Anthropological Papers, no. 67. Salt Lake City.

d'Azevedo, Warren L. (1986). "Washoe." In Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 11, Great Basin, edited by Warren L. d'Azevedo, 466-498. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.

Downs, James F. (1966). Two Worlds of the Washo. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Nevers, J. Ann (1976). Wa-She-Shu: A Washo Tribal History. Reno: Intertribal Council of Nevada.

Price, John A. (1980). The Washo Indians: History, Life Cycle, Religion, Technology, Economy, and Modern Life. Nevada State Museum Occasional Papers, no. 4. Carson City.

Siskin, Edgar E. (1983). Washo Shamans and Peyotists: Religious Conflict in an American Indian Tribe. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.


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I am an Early childhood teacher doing a preschool unit on the Washoe tribe 3-5 yrs. at a Catholic school and Convent ( I am be coming a nun in Ohio.I am in a convent i worked at the head Start in Carson City from March 2005 November 2006
i learned a lot from you and loved working with the people of the Washo tribe they were so good to me and because of this i don't want children here to miss your traditions of the dancing music Indian Tacos I loved.
Can you give me some basic info for these ages to under stand I am telling them about Da-so-La-lee's baskets if you have a story i can make in to a felt board story to share and music a craft to do with them other than preschool weaving Music you sang I really appreciate the ethic of your culture will you share with other young Children
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