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Noun1.Wintun - a member of a North American Indian people living in the Sacramento valley in California
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
2.Wintun - a Copehan language spoken by the Wintun
Copehan - a group of Penutian languages spoken to the west of the Sacramento river
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Environmental Protection Agency announced the approval of the Cortina Band of Wintun Indians application for Treatment in a similar manner as a State under the federal Clean Water Act.
Esto se supone porque tiene afinidades muy lejanas con los grupos mixeno y totonaco y el primero a su vez con el wintun de la Alta California.
The California Tribal College (CTC), planned by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, would be California's only tribal college in a state that holds the most Native Americans (approximately 720,000) and about 110 tribes.
Like the native Wintun and Patwin, and the stagecoach travelers after them, I've come to Wilbur Hot Springs in the foothills of Northern California for its supersaturated solution of sulfur.
THE STORE COOL FACTOR POPULAR LOCAL BRANDS SACRAMENTO A combo of Wintun Ranch Taylor's Market old-fashioned service grass-fed beef; local 2900 Freeport Blvd.
Members of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation say D-Q University could help reverse declining college enrollment and high school graduation rates among the state's 450,000 Native Americans.
Mientras, en el actual estado de California aun ahora existen grupos linguisticos muy variados y diferenciados, como los pomo, hupa, miwok, yurok, karok, yokut, maidu, wintun, yuki y yana, entre otros; varios de los cuales estan estrechamente vinculados a comunidades mexicanas y reproducen las costumbres de estas.
Coverage of the four directions is achieved with new representation from Aleut, Diegueno, Karuk, Penobscot, Potawatomi, Spokane, Ute, and Wintun tribes.
The five tribes involved in the deal are the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians, the Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community.
I had stacks of information, early government census rolls on California Indians, endless ethnographic data on the Pomo and Southwestern Wintun Indians, several interviews with the museum curators and basket specialists who had known Mabel over the years, articles and newspaper clippings" (155).
Similarly, although the Wintun Indians of California disregard tense, they tag their verbs with suffixes to specify whether what they're conveying is known by direct experience or hearsay.
She called out in the local Wintun language, then in Sulphur Bank Pomo, and then in Wintun again.