Water is Bigger than Tribal Politics

 Water is Bigger than Tribal Politics by Samuel White Swan-Perkins   Water is life. It’s a phrase we are hearing a lot these days across Turtle Island. As in other parts of Indian Country, politicians and developers in California are doing whatever they can to earn money through exploiting our water systems and aquifers. No stranger to water rights issues, the Winnemem Wintu of Northern California are fighting t...
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Southern California Communities Rally for Standing Rock

Southern California communities rally for Standing Rock Written by Terria Smith Tribal people from across Southern California are showing their support for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline in a series of demonstrations that have taken place across the region. As has been internationally publicized, the community members of Standing Rock along with thousands of tribal member...
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Acorn Tortillas

Acorn Tortillas Recipe by Vince Medina I think it is safe to assume that across Indian Country there is widespread love for Indian tacos, and California is no exception. We love the taste of Indian tacos, aware that these delicious and beloved taco recipes came out of basic commodity foods imposed on us by the American government and out of that Indian communities created something delicious. Many of us love the feel...
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Amah Mutsun Letter on UNESCO and El Camino Real

This letter was originally published in July of 2016, and mistakenly deleted from the News from Native California website. We apologize for our mistake.  ...
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High School and College Students Go Through the Pipeline

High School and College Students Go Through the Pipeline Written by River Garza   The Cal Poly Pomona Native Summer Pipeline Program had another successful program this past July. The weeklong endeavor is now over and another group of enthusiastic and bright college bound Native American students had the opportunity to be fully immersed in a week’s worth of cultural and educational activities in and out of the u...
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