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The Winnemem are an unrecognized Native American tribe near Redding, California.
  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco poses for a portrait outside a traditional bark dwelling at their village called Tuiimyali in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem tribal leader Caleen Sisk prays in a traditional ceremony in their tribal prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem tribal leader Caleen Sisk looks over their sacred site that is currently flooded by Shasta Lake, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • The McCloud River arm of Shasta Lake has inundated much of the traditional grounds of the Winnemem tribe in Shasta Lake, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem tribal leader Caleen Sisk looks over their sacred site that is currently flooded by Shasta Lake, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem tribal leader Caleen Sisk is blessed in a traditional ceremony in their tribal prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem tribal members Arron Sisk, left, and Jesse Sisk, right, look over their sacred site that is currently flooded by Shasta Lake, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem tribal leader Caleen Sisk lights a pipe in their tribal prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif., May 16, 2012..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.CEREMONY.
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  • Winnemem warrior James Ward prepares a "flicker band" for their trip to New Zealand at their home in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem warrior James Ward prepares a "flicker band" for their trip to New Zealand at their home in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco stands in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Feathers sit in a box in the Winnemem prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco stands in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco stands in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem headman Mark Franco stokes the fire in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem warrior Arron Sisk sits in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco and headman Mark Franco sit in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem baby baskets line the walls of their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • A Winnemem baby basket on the wall of their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco sits in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • A lawsuit against the federal government is one of many things the Winnemem pray on in their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem headman Mark Franco points out the extent of their land outside their prayer house in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem headman Mark Franco in their village, called Tuiimyali, in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco, left, and headman Mark Franco, center, chat in their village, called Tuiimyali, in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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  • Winnemem chief and spiritual leader Caleen Sisk-Franco, center, and tribal memeber Julie Scholfield, right, chat in their village, called Tuiimyali, in Jones Valley, Calif. March 17, 2010.
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