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The Union photo/David B. Torch

Traditional dimensions for a Maidu hut

Buie Redford, 12, Chase Coney, 13, and Connor Oliver lie in a line Saturday as Cameron Charles Nitta, 7, observes. The boys were measuring the diameter of a Maidu hut that is being constructed on a property along Lake Vera Purdon Road. Traditionally, families would have three family adolescents lie across the area to make a custom-sized dwelling.


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