American Indian Utah Tribes

Confederated Tribes of Goshute

About the Tribe

The Goshute Indians are a part of the large group of Shoshonean-speaking people that reside in the Intermountain West. The name Goshute comes from the native word Ku'tisp or Gu'tsip, which means ashes, desert or dry earth. The Great Basin area contains some of the most arid conditions on the continent, as well as one of the most varied regions in terms of climate, topography, flora and fauna. These types of conditions have shaped the Goshutes into an ever resilient and resourceful people. 

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