Maidu


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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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We appeal to both sides to spare our school, Maidu told reporters.
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.
Work by Orin Starn on the return of Ishi's brain to a group of Maidu in California describes similar tensions, sentiments, and ceremony.
11) Brightman (1999) has discussed ritual clowning amongst the Maidu of California.
Of the Native nations we do know in an area from the Northern California border down to the Golden Gate Bridge in the west and Yosemite National Park in the east, an area of 250 miles by 200 miles, there were Tolowa, Yurok, Chilula, Karok, Shasta, Wiyot, Whilkut, Yana, Waintu, Maidu, Washo, Konkow, Patwin, Wappo, Pomo, Paiute, Ohlone, and many, many others (Stannard, 1992:21).
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.
Heyday Books, which Margolin founded in 1974, has gone on to publish 20 books about California Indians, ranging from a collection of traditional Maidu myths to an anthology of contemporary art and poetry.
It was also during this time that Hawaiians married Maidu, a Californian Native American people, and together began to contribute to California's economy as well as its spiritual, cultural, and artistic life.
In Northern California, the Shasta, the Ajumawi, and the Maidu all regarded the Milky Way as the path by which souls journeyed to the celestial afterlife.
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.
As did the author, the reader must piece together the historical consciousness of Mabel's people and the neighboring groups: Colusa Wintun, Rumsey Wintun, Cortina Wintun, Maidu, Sulphur Bank Pomo, Lower Lake Pomo.