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Synonyms for Maidu

a member of a North American Indian people living east of the Sacramento river in California

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a Penutian language spoken by the Maidu


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Under the fitting "Take Me Out to the Playground" banner, the Maidu Park Baseball Glove took first place in the Above Ground Category of the National Precast Concrete Association's 2015 Creative Use of Precast Awards.
The artist, who was born into the Konkow Maidu tribe in Berry Creek, California, was concerned that if not documented, his tribe's perception of the world would disappear (1).
As Koyangk'auwi Maidu poet Janice Gould has noted, "there is not a university in this country that is not built on what was once native land.
The issue drew little notice until 1997, when four Maidu Indian tribes in northern California's Butte County formed a committee to campaign for the return of Ishi's remains for reburial in the Yahi homelands.
In The Legend of the Black Butterfly, an earthly woman of California's Maidu people finds and loses a glittering treasure in the Valley of the Butterflies.
The descendants of the Achomawi and Atsugewi of northeastern California; the Nomlaki, Modoc, Yana, Whilkut, Wintu, and Wiyot of northwestern California; the Maidu, Miwok, and Yokuts of south-central California and the Paiute and Washoe of eastern California still stories of Gold Rush massacres.
Greenberg counted small samples of 1000 each for Hausa, Klamath, Coos, Yurok, Chiricahua, and Maidu (Greenberg 1966).
We see the potential for a small number of Greenfield gaming projects to move forward over the next year, including plans by the Shinnecock Nation in Long Island, NY, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in southeast Massachusetts, as well as the Cowlitz Tribe near Portland, OR, Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians in northern California, and North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians near Fresno, CA.
Address : Eric Rood Administrative Center 950 Maidu Avenue
It's a spot layered in history, from the Maidu Indian grinding stones to the brick grave markers etched in Cantonese to the Mohawk gold mine that tunnels under the surface.
The Greenville Rancheria of Maidu Indians has submitted a proposal to partner with the city and buy land at the Oxnard Factory Outlets for a 24-hour casino.
Across the river from the Fish Hatchery, the Feather River Nature Center will showcase Maidu Tribal events including a Salmon Ceremony, spear fishing demonstrations, cultural dancing, food and games.
The site expands 3G wireless coverage in Auburn from Auburn Folsom Road north to Sacramento Street and south to Powerhouse Road, east from Maidu Drive to Riverview Drive and west from Indian Hill Road to Glenview Road.
The Maidu Indians called it ``Histum Yani,'' or ``Middle Mountains of the Valley,'' and considered the buttes a spiritual place, the center of their world.
More serious hikers can attack the nearly completed North Umpqua Trail, a 77-mile path that will soon stretch from Rock Creek near Idleyld Park to the Pacific Crest Trail near Maidu Lake, the source of the North Umpqua.