Tribes

February 2024

Hoopa Tribal Chairman Joe Davis Disputes Controversial Allegations of ‘Gross Negligence’ as Tribal Council Attempts to Remove Him

Resighini Tribe of Yurok People, State Parks Join Forces to Protect Cultural, Natural Resources on Tribal Lands

‘A Cry for Action’: Yurok Tribe Sponsors Second Annual Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Trinidad Rancheria Launches Environmental Review Process for Roadway Improvements, Including Possible New Hwy. 101 Interchange

At a Two-Day Conference in Eureka This Week, North Coast Tribes Advocate for ‘Meaningful Engagement’ With Offshore Wind Developers, Federal Regulators

December 2023

Yurok Vice Chair Frankie Myers Discusses His Assembly Campaign, the Power of Representation and the Unique Voice He’d Bring to Sacramento

November 2023

Yurok Tribe Lands $5M State Grant to Fund Five Beautification Projects

Bear River Rancheria and California State Parks Formalize Partnership

October 2023

(VIDEO) Violent Arrest by Sheriff’s Deputies in Hoopa Prompts Allegations of Excessive Force

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria Explains Refusal to Host Pastor Bramwell’s ‘Religious Liberty Conference’

Local Tribe Backs Out of Hosting ‘Freedom Conference’ Led by Inflammatory Ferndale Pastor Tyrel Bramwell

Yurok Tribe Lands $6M Grant to Build New Fuel Mart, Laundromat and Tribal Government Offices in Orick

September 2023

Three NorCal Tribes Announce Nation’s First Indigenous Ocean Protection Area

Yurok Tribe and Others are Preparing a Stretch of the Klamath River to Flow Freely for the First Time in a Century

July 2023

Wiyot Tribe Makes Its Case, Convinces Eureka Council to Reject Staff Pick and Award Affordable Housing Development Projects to Tribal Land Trust Agency

June 2023

McGuire-Authored Bill to Create Dedicated Tribal Housing Grant Program Clears Senate

Inside Hoopa’s ‘Pill Mill’: State Medical Board, Former Employees Accuse Doctors of Over-Prescribing Opioids

May 2023

Yurok Tribe Partners With County, Courts on ‘Culturally Informed Diversion Program’ Focused on Rehabilitation

Yurok Tribe Declares Emergency in Response to Surge in Fentanyl Overdoses

April 2023

California Attorney General Bonta to Host Event Promoting Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People in Blue Lake on Saturday

March 2023

Yurok Tribe and Fishermen’s Associations Sue Feds Over Water Flow Reductions on the Klamath

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria Sues County, State for Discriminatory Treatment of Tribal Youth

Yurok Tribe Joins Redwood Coast Energy Authority, Aiming to Increase Access to Clean, Renewable Energy

February 2023

Yurok Tribe Partners With U.S. Marshalls Service on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative

December 2022

A Huffman Bill Restoring Sacred Land to the Karuk Tribe is Headed to Biden’s Desk to Be Signed Into Law

(UPDATE) ‘It’s Beyond Frustrating’: Yurok Vice-Chair Calls Out Provisional Winners of Offshore Wind Bid for Failing to Engage With the Tribe Ahead of This Week’s Auction

ACLU Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Loleta Elementary Alleging Discrimination Against Native and Disabled Students

November 2022

Emerson College Professor Examines the Transformative Power of Yurok Language Courses in Local High Schools

October 2022

A Tour Through the Half-Built Dream Mansion of Travis Schneider, Who Remains Hopeful Amid Mounting Permit Problems

Bongio to Step Down as Chair; Planning Commission Set to Consider Apology for His ‘Insensitive, Racist’ Comments

September 2022

Yurok Tribal Members Can Now Gather Plants and Minerals on State Park Lands Within Their Ancestral Territory

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


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