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Agua Caliente Band showcases culture with major development in Palm Springs
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Agua Caliente Band showcases culture with major development in Palm Springs (October 10, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced plans for a cultural complex in downtown Palm Springs, California.

Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
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Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon (October 2, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.

Agua Caliente Band faces opposition from states as Supreme Court weighs water case
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Agua Caliente Band faces opposition from states as Supreme Court weighs water case (August 10, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians hasn't even had time to defend its water rights and already 10 state governments are opposing the tribe.

Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal
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Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal (August 1, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians secured a huge victory in its water rights case earlier this year but the nation's highest court could overturn the ruling.

Agua Caliente Band water case heads to Supreme Court for consideration
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Agua Caliente Band water case heads to Supreme Court for consideration (July 6, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians won a major decision confirming its groundwater rights but two local agencies are asking the nation's highest court to overturn the ruling.

Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band focuses on protecting our groundwater
Law | Opinion
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band focuses on protecting our groundwater (June 19, 2017)
The leader of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is urging opponents to come to the table to address water quality and water management issues in southern California.

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with next phase of water case
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Agua Caliente Band moves forward with next phase of water case (June 8, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians already won two landmark rulings in its water rights case and will be looking for another victory in federal court.

Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team
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Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team (May 16, 2017)
The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario will begin playing in California in the fall.

Agua Caliente Band returns four incumbents to seats on council
Politics
Agua Caliente Band returns four incumbents to seats on council (April 5, 2017)
Chairman Jeff L. Grubbe, Vice Chairman Larry N. Olinger, Secretary/Treasurer Vincent Gonzales II and Reid D. Milanovich won re-election along with newcomer Anthony W. Purnel.

Agua Caliente Band sees challenge to landmark water rights ruling
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Agua Caliente Band sees challenge to landmark water rights ruling (March 30, 2017)
Two water districts in southern California are going to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the tribe's victory.

Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule
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Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule (March 7, 2017)
It's been a bad day in court for a local government entity in southern California.

Agua Caliente Band wins major decision on rights to groundwater
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Agua Caliente Band wins major decision on rights to groundwater (March 7, 2017)
A federal appeals court sided with the southern California tribe in the critical first stage of the case.

Agua Caliente Band back in federal court to defend water rights
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Agua Caliente Band back in federal court to defend water rights (October 20, 2016)
The tribe won a major decision confirming its right to groundwater on the southern California reservation but two local agencies are appealing.

National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C.
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National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C. (September 20, 2016)
Treaty K, also known as the Treaty of Temecula, is going on public display for the first time in history.

Five tribes donate over $500K for Democratic party's convention
National | Politics
Five tribes donate over $500K for Democratic party's convention (June 30, 2016)
The tribal contributions were significant because they represented about half of the total that was raised in May for the upcoming meeting.

Agua Caliente Band launches software development company
Business | Technology
Agua Caliente Band launches software development company (May 25, 2016)
Fusion Resource Solutions develops applications and software for the hospitality industry.

Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program
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Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (April 21, 2016)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe will help facilitate sales for the program, which has so far paid more than $761 million to individual Indians.

Leaders of Agua Caliente Band can't be sued in per capita case
Law
Leaders of Agua Caliente Band can't be sued in per capita case (March 24, 2016)
A bail bond company and a trust entity wanted the tribe to pay the debts of one of its members.

Opinion: Decision signals victory in Indian Country taxation lawsuit
Law | Opinion
Opinion: Decision signals victory in Indian Country taxation lawsuit (March 7, 2016)
Although this ruling does not finally decide the case, the court's reasoning indicates that it is likely to invalidate the tax when it does issue a final decision.

Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions
Arts & Entertainment
Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions (March 7, 2016)
Tristan Milanovich, who splits her time between Palm Springs as an active member of the Agua Caliente Band and Los Angeles as a celebrity and freelance stylist, answers sartorial questions for Desert Magazine.

Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights
Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights (January 27, 2016)
Even though resolution could take years, Chairman Jeff Grubbe said the water rights lawsuit was a top priority for the tribe.

Agua Caliente Band seeks support at critical stage in water rights case
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Agua Caliente Band seeks support at critical stage in water rights case (November 2, 2015)
Tribal advocates are worried that a negative ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals could have an impact across Indian Country.

Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit
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Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit (June 15, 2015)
The tribe is only challenging one county's tax despite attempts by other agencies to inject other claims into the lawsuit.

Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case
Environment | Law
Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case (June 12, 2015)
Two water agencies are trying to stop the case before the tribe's water rights are quantified.

Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land
Opinion
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land (April 15, 2015)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the community of Palm Springs have a history that has seen its share of ups and downs.

Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land
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Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land (April 8, 2015)
The Indian landowners in Palm Springs, California, have ordered the businesses to leave by May 31.

Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California
Business | Law
Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California (April 1, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't directly involved and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians doesn't own the properties in question.

Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case
Environment | Law
Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case (March 31, 2015)
The tribe has yet to receive a quantification of its water rights but the agencies are trying to prevent the case from reaching that stage.

Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation
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Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation (March 23, 2015)
A trial will determine the extent of the rights that were set aside with the creation of the reservation in 1877.

Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations
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Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (March 16, 2015)
Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.

Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band has long history of stewardship
Environment | Opinion
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band has long history of stewardship (February 2, 2015)
The tribe has been a management partner in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains Nationa Monument since the beginning and continues to be an active partner.

Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman
Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (October 27, 2014)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

Agua Caliente Band enters agreement for housing development
National
Agua Caliente Band enters agreement for housing development (August 15, 2014)
The project includes 126 houses on a mix of trust land and fee land.

Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities
National | Sports
Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities (July 8, 2014)
Recipients included the Nike N7 Fund.

Opinion: Far too many presidents overlook Indians in California
Opinion
Opinion: Far too many presidents overlook Indians in California (July 7, 2014)
T. Robert Przeklasa wonders why President Barack Obama hasn't met with tribes in California.

DOJ supports Agua Caliente Band in litigation over water rights
Environment | Law
DOJ supports Agua Caliente Band in litigation over water rights (May 14, 2014)
The Obama administration is supporting the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in its water right lawsuit.

Agua Caliente Band starts work for housing units on trust land
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Agua Caliente Band starts work for housing units on trust land (May 9, 2014)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians broke ground on a housing development.

Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds
Business | Law
Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds (April 18, 2014)
Individuals and entities that lease land from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in southern California are seeking refunds for an illegal tax.

Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election
Politics
Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election (April 8, 2014)
Reid Milanovich is following in the footsteps of his father, Richard Milanovich, the late former chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms
Business | Law
New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms (April 1, 2014)
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against FedEx, accusing the shipping giant of violating state and federal law by delivering cigarettes from smoke shops in Indian Country.

Water agency seeks to join Agua Caliente Band taxation lawsuit
Environment | Law
Water agency seeks to join Agua Caliente Band taxation lawsuit (February 20, 2014)
A water agency in southern California is seeking to join a taxation lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

BLM still working on draft report for Agua Caliente land swap
Environment
BLM still working on draft report for Agua Caliente land swap (February 5, 2014)
The Bureau of Land Management is still working on a long-delayed swap with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California.

Travis Armstrong: Agua Caliente Band defends sovereignty
Opinion
Travis Armstrong: Agua Caliente Band defends sovereignty (January 21, 2014)
Travis Armstrong discusses recent lawsuits filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California.

Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band aims for better community
Opinion
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band aims for better community (January 9, 2014)
Jeff Grubbe, the chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California, responds to criticism of some of the tribe's recent legal maneuvers.

Agua Caliente Band sues county to block tax on Indian lands
Law | National
Agua Caliente Band sues county to block tax on Indian lands (January 7, 2014)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is suing Riverside County, California, to stop collection of a tax on the reservation.

Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson
Business | Trust
Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson (December 12, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians began to profit off leases when it took more control of the process, Duane Champagne argues.

Column: Agua Caliente Band revives plans for new museum
Arts & Entertainment | Education
Column: Agua Caliente Band revives plans for new museum (September 11, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, has big plans for a new facility.

Agua Caliente Band waiting for next step in water rights suit
Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band waiting for next step in water rights suit (September 10, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California is awaiting the next step in its water rights lawsuit.

Law Article: Agua Caliente Band seeking to quantify water rights
Environment | Law
Law Article: Agua Caliente Band seeking to quantify water rights (September 6, 2013)
Attorney discusses water rights lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California.

Opinion: Agua Caliente Band sparks costly   water  rights   fight
Opinion
Opinion: Agua Caliente Band sparks costly water rights fight (August 28, 2013)
Richard Atwater, the executive director of the Southern California Water Committee, criticizes Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians for filing water rights lawsuit.

Larry Olinger: Agua Caliente Band tried to resolve water issues
Opinion
Larry Olinger: Agua Caliente Band tried to resolve water issues (July 30, 2013)
Larry N. Olinger, the vice chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California, says tribe tried to resolve water issues before going to court.

Fire blazes through 6K acres on Agua Caliente Reservation
Environment
Fire blazes through 6K acres on Agua Caliente Reservation (July 19, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians says a fire has burned more than 6,000 acres of its reservation in southern California.

Agencies seek dismissal of Agua Caliente Band water lawsuit
Environment | Law
Agencies seek dismissal of Agua Caliente Band water lawsuit (July 9, 2013)
The Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency are asking a federal judge to dismiss a water rights lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Agua Caliente Band faces pressure to withdraw water lawsuit
Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band faces pressure to withdraw water lawsuit (June 5, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California said it was open to dialogue but wouldn't drop its water rights lawsuit amid pressure from two local agencies. The tribe...

Editorial: Agua Caliente Band stirs a great water rights debate
Opinion
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band stirs a great water rights debate (June 3, 2013)
Newspaper weighs in on water rights lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Opinion: Agua Caliente Band seeks to profit from water suit
Opinion
Opinion: Agua Caliente Band seeks to profit from water suit (May 27, 2013)
Manager of water district being sued by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians accuses tribe of being greedy: The lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians...

Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band takes action to protect water
Environment | Opinion
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band takes action to protect water (May 20, 2013)
Jeff Grubbe, the chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, on his tribe's decision to file a water rights lawsuit in California: Public service is about doing the...

Agua Caliente Band sues     agencies to safeguard water rights
Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band sues agencies to safeguard water rights (May 15, 2013)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians sued two water agencies in southern California to protect its water rights. The tribe is asserting senior water rights in the Coachella Valley....

Attorney  suggests tax refunds due under new BIA leasing rule
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Attorney suggests tax refunds due under new BIA leasing rule (May 2, 2013)
An attorney who is an expert on tax issues says a new Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation could lead to millions of dollars in tax refunds. The BIA rule went...

Water agency  in California files suit over new BIA leasing rule
Business | Law
Water agency in California files suit over new BIA leasing rule (April 25, 2013)
The Desert Water Agency in California is suing the Obama administration over a new Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation that bars state and local taxation of non-tribal entities on leased...

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