Native American Indian Facts

Great Basin American Indian Facts

Shoshone Indian
Shoshone Indian


The Great Basin American Indians, like so many other historical tribes, have a fascinating history. Here, you will find interesting information on where they lived, their traditions and customs, clothing, what weapons they used, their handmade art, and the tribal rituals of these men and woman. There is also a list of the Great Basin tribes.
The high desert regions between the Sierra Nevada and the Rocky Mountains make up the territory that has been home to the indigenous peoples of the Great Basin for the thousands of years. It includes all of Nevada and Utah, the southern regions of Oregon and Idaho, a small area of southwestern Montana, western Wyoming, eastern California, a portion of northern Arizona, and the majority of western Colorado.

Great Basin American Indian Tribes List

Facts about the American Indian Tribes of the Great Basin