Saturday, December 20, 2008

The Winnemem Way of Life: Water

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The Winnemem Way of Life: Water
Posted: 20 Dec 2008 08:29 AM CST
For countless generations the Winnemem Wintu have lived along the McCloud River watershed, in what is now northern California. Originally one of nine “Wintu” bands, the Winnemem view themselves as caretakers and protectors of water and all life - a task they accomplish through prayer, ceremony, songs, and dances. Before colonization the Winnemem numbered over 14,000 [...]

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