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Humboldt

(Encyclopedia) Humboldt, river, c.300 mi (480 km) long, rising in several branches in the mountains of NE Nev. It meanders generally west to disappear in Humboldt Sink, W Nevada. Along…

Sarah Winnemucca Biography

Sarah WinnemuccaNorthern Paiute lecturer, educator, and writerBorn: c. 1844Birthplace: near Humboldt Sink, western Nevada Sarah Winnemucca, whose Indian name was Thocmetony, or “Shell Flower…