Marc Dadigan
9/29/14
As Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk blew tobacco smoke next to him, Lee Polanco Sr...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/14/14
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations’ 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimin...

Parched by drought that is causing water shortages and threatening crops and fisheries, California and the tribes res

Caleen Sisk
2/24/14

Droughts have long been a part of California’s history, and the Winnemem Wintu have songs about the water trails drying up and our need to pray for them to fill up again....

Marc Dadigan
12/17/13
Before a crowd of 400 people waving signs reading ‘Don’t Kill Me’ above swirling, hand-painted salmon, Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk declared California’s p...
ICTMN Staff
12/22/12
Take a look back at May 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
Marc Dadigan
10/2/12
For months, the Winnemem Wintu Tribe campaigned to pressure the U.S...
Dan Bacher
7/31/12
The California Legislature recently failed to pass legislation requiring a cost-benefit analysis before the peripheral canal or tunnel is built—and it is no surprise that the bill ...
Marc Dadigan
6/24/12
At the old Winnemem Wintu village of Kaibai, which lines the emerald waters of the McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake in Northern California, a trio of sacred sites cast a “mist” of ...
ICTMN Staff
6/10/12
For four days in May the Winnemem Wintu Tribe held a War Dance along the shores of the McCloud River in Northern California...

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