Paiute Indian Culture

Cultural Resources Contact Information:
Paiute Tribe Cultural Resources
440 North Paiute Drive
Cedar City, UT 84721

Phone: (435)-586-1112 x107
Fax: (435)-586-7388

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PAIUTE GOVERNMENT
Historically, Southern Paiute tribal leaders were not called chiefs. Tribal leaders, who could be men or women, had all the responsibilities of making decisions and representing their band. Today, Southern Paiute tribes have a Chairperson and council members who make all the decisions in the Tribe. Today, a Chairperson can still be a man or woman.