A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento

REDDING —  To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the “Big Rise,” and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes — the Pit River, … Read more