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Morongo Band of Mission Indians

‘Team California’ Softball Sweeps the North American Indigenous Games

‘Team California’ Softball Sweeps the North American Indigenous Games Written by Terria Smith Photos and Details by Judy Leivas     A youth girls’ softball team dubbed ‘Team California’ with players from tribes across the state has won first place at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games! The young women swept the tournament, taking home an undefeated win. The North American...
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Tribes celebrate the California v. Cabazon decision

Tribes celebrate the California v. Cabazon decision By Terria Smith The year 1987 was historical and monumental for California tribes, as well for tribes across the nation. It was from that year on that sovereignty prevailed and many tribes were able to become fully economically self-sufficient with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians in the California v. Cabazon case. In the...
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