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Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians evacuate families in response to fire
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians evacuate families in response to fire (July 24, 2018)

Residents of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation remain under an evacuation order after a fire forced some from their homes.


Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians reclaim ancestral lands
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians reclaim ancestral lands (March 1, 2017)

The 200-acre site was deeded to the California tribe on the condition that it be used for housing.


Santa Rosa Band enters deal to grow marijuana on reservation
Santa Rosa Band enters deal to grow marijuana on reservation (April 21, 2015)

The tribe is working with Red Crow Cannabis, a Native-owned company that has another California project in development.


State laws remain an issue as tribes consider growing marijuana
State laws remain an issue as tribes consider growing marijuana (March 13, 2015)

Public Law 280 could pose a problem for tribes in certain states, an attorney said.


Torres Martinez Tribe won't sell marijuana directly to consumers
Torres Martinez Tribe won't sell marijuana directly to consumers (March 12, 2015)

The tribe plans to provide the product to medical shops across the state.


Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe launches marijuana project
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe launches marijuana project (March 5, 2015)

The tribe is working with Red Crow, a Native-owned company, to develop a medical cannabis production and processing facility on the reservation.


Affordable Care Act seen as boost for Indian health care system
Affordable Care Act seen as boost for Indian health care system (February 26, 2014)

The Affordable Care Act is expected to bring benefits to the Indian health care system in southern California.


Closure date set for    Torres Martinez Reservation  trailer park
Closure date set for Torres Martinez Reservation trailer park (May 14, 2013)

A federal judge has ordered a trailer park on the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in southern California to close by June 30, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported. Upwards of 3,000...


Most residents out of trailer park on Torres Martinez  Reservation
Most residents out of trailer park on Torres Martinez Reservation (March 7, 2013)

Most of the residents of a troubled trailer park on the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in southern California have been relocated. Upwards of 3,000 people used to live at...


State  pays $10M to relocate reservation trailer park residents
State pays $10M to relocate reservation trailer park residents (October 16, 2012)

The state of California has allocated nearly $10 million to relocate residents from a mobile home park on the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation. The money will be used to...


San Manuel Band donates money for Torres Martinez project
San Manuel Band donates money for Torres Martinez project (January 3, 2012)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $200,000 to a fellow California tribe. The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians will use the money to restore a historic tribal...


Torres Martinez Desert Tribe reaches land-use agreement
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Torres Martinez Desert Tribe reaches land-use agreement (May 19, 2011)

The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians has reached a land-use agreement with Riverside County in California. The agreement covers non-Indian owned land within reservation boundaries. The tribe and the county...


County supervisor says Torrez Martinez Tribe owes gas taxes
County supervisor says Torrez Martinez Tribe owes gas taxes (February 17, 2011)

An official in Imperial County, California, says the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe owes millions of dollars in gas taxes to the state. District 4 supervisor Gary Wyatt has urged...


Interview with Pedro Gonzalez, a P'urhepecha leader in California
Interview with Pedro Gonzalez, a P'urhepecha leader in California (January 12, 2011)

"Pedro Gonzalez was one of the first P'urhépechas to leave his home state to travel to the U.S., looking for work. Over the three decades that followed, he was...