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ConCow Maidu

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Allison Smith

on 10 April 2013

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Geographical Location ConCow Maidu Significant Historical Events 1853 - Government authorized the Nome Lackie Reserce; over 800 died of disease
1854 - from Chico and Yuba City were brought to the Reserve

September 1862 - The ConCow Maidu Trail of Tears - 300 - 500 Indians from the Round Valley Reservation start for Sacramento Valley
August 28, 1863 - remaining ConCow ordered to Round Valley Reservation or they would be shot (435 were captured)
September 18, 1863 - 461 started the track, 277 finished Origin Myth/Tribe Name Significant Historical Events ConCow Maidu Allison, Sofia, Jazzmin, Alma, Travis References Beckman, Ted. "Maidu Origin Stories." Maidu Origin Stories. Harvey Mudd College, 1998. Web. 08 Apr. 2013. Allison & Jazzmin "Native American Legends." Native American Indian Legends. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2013. Sofia "The Maidu Indians." The Maidu Indians. Penn Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2013 "Konkow Valley Band of Maidu." Konkow Valley Band of Maidu. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2013. ConCow because of the Konkow Valley 20 miles north to present day Oroville in Butte County, California 1828 - 1836 - Euro-Americans first met the ConCow people
1833 - malaria epidemic killed about 800 people
1848 - gold discovered
1849 - gold seekers overrun ConCow Territory
1850 - US government attempted to resolve conflicts between settlers and the Native Americans
August 1 1851 - "Peace and Friendship" treaty - promised about 227 square miles of land from Chico to Nimshew to Oroville 1852 - soon after, CA State Senate secretly opposed any law giving Indians exclusive right to land bearing gold Current Tribal status alive concow, the number was estimated as high as 9500 in the late 1700's - While many Maidu tribes are federally recognized, the ConCow tribe is not
- The ConCow Maidu last census was in 1930 counted only 93 remaining ConCow
- 99.5% of their people died off between 1828 and 1880 according to their website Travis Multiple. "Maidu." Reference.com. Dictionary.com, Oct. 2008. Web. 07 Apr. 2013. <http://www.reference.com/browse/maidu>.
Unknown. "Our History." Our History. Maidu Tribe, 2007. Web. 07 Apr. 2013. <http://www.maidu.com/ourhistory/ourhistory.html>. Tribal Culture -Maidu lived in the region east of the Sacramento River to the crest of the Sierra Nevada
-Maidu falls into three categories divided by language; a southern one, and two Northern tongues (Northwestern and Northeastern), the Concow Maidu are the northwestern.
-Maidu traded mainly with the Wintun tribe
-1848 Gold discovered on land, Maidu were kicked out References Alma "MAIDU TRIBE HISTORY." Greenville Rancheria. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2013. <http://www.greenvillerancheria.com/maidu-tribe-history.htm>.

"Maidu Culture." Konkow Valley Band of Maidu. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2013. <http://www.maidu.com/maiduculture/culture.html#territory>.

"Tribal History | Feather Falls Casino." Feather Falls Casino | California's Best Bet!. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2013. <http://featherfallscasino.com/tribal-history>.
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