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The First People of McCloud: The Wintu

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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...
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Lake Shasta and the Shasta Dam Turn 75

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On our first visit to tour the area that we had identified as the leading possibility for our retirement home, I can remember the excitement of waking up in Redding, stepping outside of the hotel and realizing that the “cloud” I was seeing to the north was actually Mt. Shasta. We had flown in after Continue Reading...