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140 Years Ago Sarah Winnemucca is reputed to be the daughter of the old war chief of the Paiutes. It is set up, on the other hand, that she was born of Digger parents in the foothills of Sacramento Valley and educated by “The Sisters” at their Catholic academy in Marysville. She is well versed in the Paiute tongue and has acted as an interpreter. She is regarded as the virgin queen of the Paiutes who dresses like an American female of rustic habits and modest pretensions ... As a reputed princess of the Paiute blood royal, she is a …

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