noun, plural Mai·dus, (especially collectively) Mai·du for 1.
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Kodoyanpe, the Maidu creator, discovered the world along with Coyote, and with his aid rendered it habitable for mankind.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
Among the Yuki his power, as that of the rattlesnake, was associated with the sun; among the Maidu with the thunder.
The mythology of the several Maidu divisions is much more uniform than their religious practices.
It is clear that the mythology of the Maidu is distinctive and much less under Wintun influence than their ceremonies.
At some of these ceremonies images representing the dead, and recalling those of the Maidu far to the north, were burned.