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date: 01 March 2021


  • Michael Hittman


Tavibo (1830–1915), Northern Paiute (Numu) shaman, Northern Paiute (Numu) shaman, was born thirty years prior to the settlement of Smith and Mason valleys in western Nevada. We know nothing about his parents. Ethnologist James Mooney recorded his name in 1892 while interviewing Tavibo’s more famous son, ...

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