900 years ago - Now (1100 AD-Today):
Facts: Southern Paiutes
Challenge: Adjust to very dry climate which had defeated Anasazi-Pueblo farmers.
Response: Nomadic lifeway, allowing flexible response to changing conditions.
Result: Southern Paiute history is a success story. They have lived in southern Nevada for over 900 years. They adapted to changes in their natural environment and to the powerful new people who settles on their lands.