A Pueblo tribe residing at Zuni on the bank of the Rio Zuni near the boundary of New Mexico, and in the adjoining villages of Nutria, Ojo Caliente, and Pescado. The name Zuni s a Spanish corruption of the Keresan Sunifisti, and was first used by Antonio de Espajo in 1583; the natives however called themselves Ashiwi (from Shiwi, flesh) and their territory Shiwona. They were discovered by Fray Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan missionary in 1539
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Zuni Indians of the Southwest  
Zuni Notes from "The North American Indian" by Curtis