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(wɪnˈtu, ˈwɪn tu)

also Win•tun (-ˈtun, -tun)

n., pl. -tus also -tuns, (esp. collectively) -tu also -tun.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the upper Sacramento River valley in N California.
2. the language of the Wintu.
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You can witness this in the many strong Indigenous cultures: in the Lakota Oyate's "the Heart of Everything That Is" (Black Hills), among the Winnemem Wintu ("Middle Water People") of Mount Shasta, in the Anishinaabeg Akiiing of the Great Lakes, and among the Nuu-Chah-Nulth in their Tla-o-qui-aht temperate rainforest.
In addition, intervenor-defendants are The Bay Institute; California Trout; Friends of the River, Natural Resources Defense Council; Northern California Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers; San Francisco Baykeeper; Sacramento River Preservation Trust; Winnemem Wintu Tribe; Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Inc.
wintu Wellso & Manley distributed in the western US are supported as monophyletic species and possess anatomical differences in their male genitalia that may influence interspecific functionality (Hansen et al.
The land contains 360 acres of the Crags--dramatic rock outcrops with amazing views that also are part of local history--the Wintu Tribe fought and died to protect it and still come for spiritual healing and guidance and to collect plants for medicinal purposes," said Aimee Rutledge, the Wilderness Land Trust's California Program Manager.
Indeed, the author recently had lunch with a Wintu friend at a picnic table on mown grass--or rather the author had lunch, while her friend in designer boots slapped at gnats, exclaiming, "I hate the wilderness
reception, a special short film, "Ceremony Is Not a Crime," and a question- and-answer session with director Will Doolittle and Chief Caleen Sisk, Winnemem Wintu Tribe, one of the film's participants.
339) But he never finds that the balance of equities favors the water-user plaintiffs--an omission that is particularly glaring in the Salmon case, where he notes that any balancing of the harms would be "complicated by the harm caused to other human communities by the reduced abundance of salmonids, such as to the salmon fishing industry and the Winnemem Wintu Tribe.
Even though the narrative specifically focuses on three tribal experiences (the Lakota and Devil's Tower, the Hopi and the Colorado Plateau, and the Wintu and Mt.
Native Americans and those involved in the culture and traditions of Native America may see this book differently--as a theology of the Yana and Wintu tribes.
Lost to the sands of time was the Wintu people, but the sands of time can be dug through.
Team member Nancy Price collaborated with the Winnemem Wintu Tribe in their struggle against Nestle's plan for a huge bottled water operation on tribal land at Mt.
Two myth cycles developed by the Wintu and Yana groups of Indians are described in detail in this special edition of rare ideas.