Tribes

September 2022

Yurok Tribal Leaders Join Gov. Newsom for Signing of Feather Alert Bill Creating a System to Report Missing Indigenous People

Bohn Makes the Motion, Supes Unanimously Censure Bongio for Racist Remarks, Move to Remove Him as Chair of Planning Commission

Blue Lake Rancheria, Employees Reach Union Agreement

After Rebukes and Apologies for Bongio’s ‘Disrespectful’ Comments, Planning Commission Defers Decision on Mega-Home Permits

Despite Silence From Tribes, Mega-Home Builder Optimistic Ahead of Tonight’s Continued Planning Commission Hearing to Address Permit Violation Fallout

Yurok Tribe Construction Corp. Buys Bigfoot Golf and Country Club in Willow Creek and Has Renovation Plans

August 2022

‘We Can See the Light at the End of the Dam Removal Tunnel’: FERC Staff Recommend Removal of Lower Klamath Dams in Final Environmental Document

‘Absolute Game Changer’: Yurok and Hoopa Valley Tribes Awarded $127M in Grant Funding for Broadband Access

Heated Meeting Sparks Accusations of Dishonesty and Discrimination, Opening Rift Between Tribes and Humboldt County Planning Commission

Reclaiming Mouralherwaqh: Wiyot Tribe Acquires Culturally Significant Forest Land Near King Salmon

July 2022

Hoopa Valley Tribal Youth Featured in Vogue Magazine for Outstanding Local Climate Activism and Leadership

Fourth and Final Condor to Be Released on North Coast Tuesday Morning

Biden-Harris Administration Selects Karuk Tribal Leader to Serve on Federal Wildfire Commission

[UPDATED] New Hoopa Valley Police Chief Inaccurately Stated That Officers Destroyed $10.8 Million Worth of Illegal Cannabis on Tribal Land, Says He Intentionally Released Misinformation as a ‘Test’

June 2022

$1.4 Million USDA Grant Will Allow Yurok Families and Elders to Get Reliable Energy Via Portable Solar Units

Yurok Tribe and Housing Authority Purchase Three Acres in Trinidad With Plans to Build Up to Five Family Homes

Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Timeframe to Name Newborns, Accommodating Native Traditions

May 2022

North Coast Tribes to Receive $1M in Historic Preservation Grants, Huffman Announces

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist ‘Griff’ Talks Reintroduction of the California Condor and Its Importance to Local Tribes

April 2022

Mad River Brewery CEO to Throw First Pitch at Today’s Giants Game

February 2022

(VIDEO) Focusing on Yurok Tribe, Associated Press Explores the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

January 2022

Former Fiscal Manager for Wiyot Tribe and North Coast Co-op Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bank Fraud

December 2021

HSU Students Tear Down Campus ‘Yurt’ Built In the 1970s Partly Due to Cultural Appropriation Concerns

Yurok Tribe Declares Emergency Following a Series of Human Trafficking Attempts

November 2021

Three Hoopa High Football Players Selected to Play in Fourth Annual ‘Indigenous Bowl’ on the Minnesota Vikings’ Field

Bureau of Reclamation Awards Additional $2.7 Million to Improve Recovery of Threatened Coho Salmon in the Klamath River Basin

Stakeholders in Klamath Dam Removal Plan Prepare Final ‘Sprint’ to Meet 2023 Target for River Restoration

Liz Lara-O’Rourke Named New CEO of United Indian Health Services

September 2021

Say it With Me: SUE-MEG! Commission Approves Yurok Request to Rename Patrick’s Point State Park

‘Coal Does Not Align With Our Values’: Wiyot Tribe Executives Say Proposals Did Not Specify Cargo, Council Would Not Support Project

July 2021

‘The Sun Set Twice on the People That Day’: Mural by Native Artists Brian Tripp and Alme Allen to Be Restored at Its New Home Outside the Clarke Museum

Governor Gavin Newsom Visits Yurok Reservation, Rides in a Canoe

June 2021

With Nearly $4.7M in Federal COVID Relief Funds, Wiyot Tribal Council Opts to Give Tribe Members $7,000 Apiece

May 2021

Introducing the Baduwa’t Festival! Dell’Arte’s Mad River Festival Returns This Year With Wiyot Name

Catastrophic Juvenile Fish Kill Unfolding on the Klamath River, Yurok Tribe Declares

Yurok Tribe Members to Receive Android Tablets and $75 Monthly Internet Discount Via Emergency Federal Broadband Program

April 2021

Only One Person Tied to ‘Superspreader Event’ That Closed Seascape Restaurant, Trinidad Rancheria Says

Humboldt County Receives Grant to Develop Water Management Plan to Finally Deliver the Trinity River Flow We’re Due

Citing Drought and Mismanagement, Yurok Tribe Sounds Alarm Over Imperiled Klamath River Salmon

January 2021

Trinidad to Consider Joining Feasibility Study for a Pipeline Extension from Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District

December 2020

(VIDEO) Short Documentary Explores How Klamath Dams Have Damaged the Health of Local Tribes and the River That Feeds Them

November 2020

Third COVID Case Confirmed on the Yurok Reservation, Says Tribe

October 2020

Yurok Tribe Awarded $2.2 Million State Grant to House Homeless in Eureka Motel

September 2020

Karuk Scientist Talks to NPR About How Indigenous Burning Methods Could Help Prevent Massive Wildfires

August 2020

Following Years of Protest, Cell Tower Equipment Atop Trinidad Head Will Soon Come Down

July 2020

With Klamath Dam Removal Plan Going Sideways, Gov. Newsom Pleads With Warren Buffett to Salvage Deal

Local Tribes Receive Additional $10 Million to Fund More Than 100 Miles of Fiber-Optic Line

After Securing a Big Grant, The Yurok Indian Housing Authority Will Build a New 36-Unit Low Income Housing Development in Arcata

Bear River Casino Responds to News That An Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19

‘Game Changer’: Yurok Tribe Implements $2.1M Broadband Project With CARES Act Funding


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