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Wyntoon: McCloud’s Brigadoon

Two sharp bends of the McCloud River have watched the waters of history flow swift along her banks.  Wintu stood here as the salmon possessed the wet ribbon through the forest.  Clark Gable and Charles Lindbergh rested here sitting among the trees, which outlasted their careers.  Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., and his son John Fitzgerald Continue Reading...

The First People of McCloud: The Wintu

By Gary VanDe Walker  Many years ago, in the shadows of the mixed forest of pines and oaks, the voice of a storyteller drifted along the breeze of the McCloud River.  His words described a being of mysterious origins, indescribable by any standard, called the Anamet.  It masqueraded as a person.  Coming from the mountains, Continue Reading...