Maidu basket Mary Kea'a'ala Azbill.jpg
Maidu coiled basket by Mary Kea'a'ala Azbill, circa 1900
Total population
Regions with significant populations
United States of America ( California)
English, Maidu
Animistic (incl. syncretistic forms), other

The Maidu are a Native American people of northern California. They reside in the central Sierra Nevada, in the watershed area of the Feather and American rivers. They also reside in Humbug Valley. In Maiduan languages, Maidu means "man."

Local division

The Maidu people are geographically dispersed into many subgroups or bands, who live and identify with separate valleys, foothills, and mountains in Northeastern Central California.[2] There are three subcategories of Maidu:

Other Languages
български: Маиду
català: Maidus
Deutsch: Maidu
español: Maidu
français: Maidu
hrvatski: Maidu
italiano: Maidu
lietuvių: Maidai
Nederlands: Maidu (volk)
português: Maidu
русский: Майду
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Maidu