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Pechanga Band celebrates execution of first water settlement in the Trump era
Environment | National | Politics
Pechanga Band celebrates execution of first water settlement in the Trump era (November 29, 2017)
The first tribal water rights settlement of the Trump era, for the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, has been executed by the Department of the Interior.

Interior Department sends out another $13.1M in Cobell buy-back offers
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Interior Department sends out another $13.1M in Cobell buy-back offers (June 26, 2017)
Landowners on the Nez Perce Reservation, the Pechanga Reservation and the Rincon Reservation are the latest to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

National water bill offers a bunch of goodies for Indian Country
Environment | National | Politics | Trust
National water bill offers a bunch of goodies for Indian Country (December 13, 2016)
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act includes one repatriation provision, two major infrastructure packages, three land-into-trust acquisitions and four water settlements.

Oklahoma tribes win approval of water deal without so much as a hearing in Congress
Environment | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Oklahoma tribes win approval of water deal without so much as a hearing in Congress (December 13, 2016)
Tribes have been having trouble getting water settlements through Congress but those hurdles posed no problems for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.

National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C.
Law | National
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.

House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native bills
Environment | National | Politics
House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native bills (September 19, 2016)
Allotments for Alaska Native veterans, water rights for the Pechanga Band and the controversial Utah Public Lands are on the agenda.

Lobbyist Holly Cook Macarro raises big sums for Hillary Clinton
National | Politics
Lobbyist Holly Cook Macarro raises big sums for Hillary Clinton (July 20, 2016)
The Red Lake Nation citizen bundled $431,000 for the Hillary Victory Fund.

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.

House panel considers draft of Pechanga Band water rights bill
Environment | Politics
House panel considers draft of Pechanga Band water rights bill (June 20, 2016)
The southern California tribe has been pushing for a water rights settlement for a decade.

Four named to National Advisory Council on Indian Education
Education | National
Four named to National Advisory Council on Indian Education (February 22, 2016)
Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown, a Native youth leader, and three others will help advise the Department of Education on issues facing Native American students.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meeting
Environment | Law | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meeting (February 3, 2016)
The business meeting marked the first time that the committee has advanced a tribal water settlement in five years

Senate Indian Affairs Committee reschedules business meeting
Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee reschedules business meeting (January 25, 2016)
Lawmakers will consider bills to settle the water rights of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in California.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules business meeting for two water rights bills
Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules business meeting for two water rights bills (January 22, 2016)
The water rights of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in California are on the agenda.

American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival ready for kick-off
Arts & Entertainment
American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival ready for kick-off (November 18, 2015)
The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians are hosting the event.

Rep. Sanchez apologizes for insensitive remarks and gesture
National | Politics
Rep. Sanchez apologizes for insensitive remarks and gesture (May 18, 2015)
The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate suffers another stumble in her newly-announced campaign.

Pechanga Band to reclaim collection of ancestors and artifacts
Environment
Pechanga Band to reclaim collection of ancestors and artifacts (April 30, 2015)
The collection includes more than 50,000 items that were taken from the first village of the Luiseno people.

Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band
Environment | National
Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band (March 5, 2015)
Elders visited the San Nicolas Island and soon the tribe raised questions about the project.

Pechanga Band to reclaim ancestors and artifacts from military
Environment | National
Pechanga Band to reclaim ancestors and artifacts from military (March 2, 2015)
The U.S. Navy is repatriating ancestral remains and artifacts that were uncovered on San Nicolas Island.

Camaray Devalos: Decolonize medicine by returning to tradition
Opinion
Camaray Devalos: Decolonize medicine by returning to tradition (December 23, 2014)
Sharing some traditional knowledge of Native plants used by the Pechanga people and other tribes.

Column: Victor Rocha still bringing the news after 15 years
Opinion
Column: Victor Rocha still bringing the news after 15 years (November 10, 2014)
The founder of Pechanga.net is always up early and always up late.

Rick Cuevas: Pechanga disenrollments motivated by politics
Opinion
Rick Cuevas: Pechanga disenrollments motivated by politics (July 14, 2014)
Rick Cuevas addresses disenrollment controversy within the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians.

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills
Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (April 1, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing tomorrow.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting & hearing
Politics | Federal Recognition
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting & hearing (March 31, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and a hearing on Wednesday.

Pechanga Band was third largest donor to county's politicians
Politics
Pechanga Band was third largest donor to county's politicians (March 7, 2014)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians was the third biggest political donor in Riverside County, California, in 2013.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting,  hearing
Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting, hearing (September 10, 2013)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a business meeting and hearing this afternoon.

Tribes hail nomination of Michael Connor for top Interior post
National | Politics
Tribes hail nomination of Michael Connor for top Interior post (August 1, 2013)
Tribal leaders welcomed the nomination of Michael L. Connor, a descendant of Taos Pueblo, as deputy secretary of the Interior Department.

Pechanga Band set to host 18th annual powwow at end of June
National
Pechanga Band set to host 18th annual powwow at end of June (April 19, 2013)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in California hold its 18th annual powwow from June 28-30. The powwow typically attracts up to 60,000 people to the reservation. Drum groups dancers...

Native Threads  lands on shelves in Walmarts across   country
Business
Native Threads lands on shelves in Walmarts across country (March 8, 2013)
Clothing from Native Threads can now be found at Walmart locations across the country. The process normally takes years but company president Randy Bardwell, a member of the Pechanga Band...

Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites
Environment | National | Politics
Historic preservation board pick fought tribes on sacred sites (February 28, 2013)
A new member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has fought tribes on sacred sites. Lynne Sebastian was appointed as an "expert member" by President Barack Obama on January...

Letter: Pechanga Band brings peace in dispute on sacred site
Opinion
Letter: Pechanga Band brings peace in dispute on sacred site (November 26, 2012)
"The Pechanga tribe has stepped forward and saved this land, these elegant hills, for eternity. I, for one, owe them a boundless debt of gratitude. They saved the community of...

Editorial: Pechanga Band takes action to protect sacred place
Opinion
Editorial: Pechanga Band takes action to protect sacred place (November 19, 2012)
"The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians and Granite Construction last week announced a deal that ends plans for an open-pit mine near Temecula. The tribe will buy 354 acres of...

Pechanga Band pays $20M to protect sacred site from mining
Environment | National
Pechanga Band pays $20M to protect sacred site from mining (November 16, 2012)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in California is paying $20.35 million to protect a sacred site from development. The tribe is paying $3 million for the 354-acre site that...

Tribal campaign contributions on the rise in 2012 election cycle
Politics
Tribal campaign contributions on the rise in 2012 election cycle (September 25, 2012)
Tribes have contributed $3.25 million in the 2012 election cycle, a big increase over 2008, with the lion's share going to President Barack Obama and the Democratic party. Obama alone...

County fast tracks approval of mine near Pechanga sacred site
Environment
County fast tracks approval of mine near Pechanga sacred site (August 1, 2012)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in California continues to fight a controversial mine near a sacred site. At a public hearing on Tuesday, Chairman Mark Macarro urged the Riverside...

Developer resubmits bid for mine by Pechanga Band sacred site
Environment | Law
Developer resubmits bid for mine by Pechanga Band sacred site (July 26, 2012)
A developer resubmitted an application for a controversial quarry mine opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in California. The tribe has been fighting the Liberty Quarry mine, which...

California tribes among biggest contributors to political causes
Politics
California tribes among biggest contributors to political causes (June 6, 2012)
Three southern California tribes were in the top 20 contributors to political causes in the last 12 years, according to a new report from California Watch. The Pechanga Band of...

County rejects quarry mine near Pechanga Band sacred site
Environment | National
County rejects quarry mine near Pechanga Band sacred site (February 17, 2012)
The board of supervisors in Riverside County, California, voted 3-2 against a controversial quarry mine that was opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. The Liberty Quarry mine would...

California county cites concerns about land-into-trust bids
Trust
California county cites concerns about land-into-trust bids (January 30, 2012)
Officials in San Diego County, California, say tribes have submitted land-into-trust applications totaling more than 13,000 acres. So far, about 5,000 acres have been placed in trust since 2000, according...

Planning commission to vote on mine by Pechanga sacred site
Environment
Planning commission to vote on mine by Pechanga sacred site (December 6, 2011)
The Riverside County Planning Commission is expected to kill a controversial quarry mine opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians of California. The tribe says the Liberty Quarry mine,...

California tribes report  over $1.2M in political contributions
Politics
California tribes report over $1.2M in political contributions (November 3, 2011)
Three tribes in southern California reported more than $1.2 million in political contributions from July through September. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians spent $703,000, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported. That...

Pechanga Band donates $15K to committee of key lawmaker
Environment | Politics
Pechanga Band donates $15K to committee of key lawmaker (October 5, 2011)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians donated $15,000 to the committee of a key state lawmaker, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. The tribe donated to Building California's Future, the ballot-measure committee...

Opinion: Pechanga Band, environmentalists winning on mine
Opinion
Opinion: Pechanga Band, environmentalists winning on mine (September 5, 2011)
"If the battle over the Liberty Quarry was a football game, the announcer might say: "And in a surprise at halftime, the environmentalists lead the big money." Yes ye of...

KPBS: Tribes in California lobby lawmakers to protect sacred sites
Environment | Politics
KPBS: Tribes in California lobby lawmakers to protect sacred sites (September 5, 2011)
"The Pechanga Band, which owns the largest casino on the west coast, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to lobby for a state bill, AB 742, to block the...

Permit rejected for quarry mine at Pechanga Band sacred site
Environment | National
Permit rejected for quarry mine at Pechanga Band sacred site (September 1, 2011)
The planning commission in Riverside County, California, voted 4-1 to deny a permit and an exemption for a controversial quarry mine opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. People...

KPBS: Vote planned on quarry  mine at Pechanga sacred site
Environment | National
KPBS: Vote planned on quarry mine at Pechanga sacred site (August 31, 2011)
"A key vote today will decide if a huge rock quarry north of San Diego can go forward; the Liberty Quarry faces strong opposition. The Riverside Planning Department will take...

SCPR: Company wants   delay  on   quarry mine near sacred site
Environment | Politics
SCPR: Company wants delay on quarry mine near sacred site (August 29, 2011)
"Riverside County planning commissioners will consider postponing a decision Wednesday on whether to approve a contested quarry project near Temecula. Liberty Quarry would cut into the foothills a few miles...

City supports Pechanga Band in bill to ban mine near sacred site
Environment | Politics
City supports Pechanga Band in bill to ban mine near sacred site (August 24, 2011)
The city council in Temecula, California, voted 4-1 to support a bill that would bar a quarry mine opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. The council's vote came...

Bill barring quarry mine near Pechanga sacred site gets hearing
Environment | Politics
Bill barring quarry mine near Pechanga sacred site gets hearing (August 23, 2011)
The California Senate's Natural Resources and Water Committee holds a hearing today on AB 742, a bill that would bar a quarry mine opposed by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño...

Pechanga Band clashes with   developer at   hearing  for  quarry mine
Environment
Pechanga Band clashes with developer at hearing for quarry mine (August 16, 2011)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians slammed the developers of a controversial quarry mine for statements made about the tribe's history and its sacred sites. At a hearing that ran...

Pechanga Band pushes bill to stop  quarry mine near sacred site
Environment | Politics
Pechanga Band pushes bill to stop quarry mine near sacred site (August 5, 2011)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians is pushing legislation to block a controversial quarry mine in Riverside County, California. The tribe says the Liberty Quarry mine will hollow out a...

Opinion: Pechanga Band helps build case against quarry mine
Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Pechanga Band helps build case against quarry mine (June 29, 2011)
"On June 22, I attended the most extraordinary Riverside County Planning Commission hearing on Granite Construction's environmental impact report on the proposed Liberty Quarry. Anyone who sat through the 15-hour...

Pechanga Band continues fight against proposed  quarry mine
Environment
Pechanga Band continues fight against proposed quarry mine (June 23, 2011)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians continued to voice opposition to a controversial quarry mine in Riverside County, California. Representatives of the tribe testified at a third hearing held by...

Echo Hawk refuses to meet with Indian protesters at forum
National
Echo Hawk refuses to meet with Indian protesters at forum (June 3, 2011)
Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk refused to meet with a group of Indian protesters in California. Echo Hawk attended the Native Leadership Forum, which was held on the reservation of...

Disenrollment protest at tribal leaders forum in California
National
Disenrollment protest at tribal leaders forum in California (June 1, 2011)
California Indians and others who have been disenrolled from their tribes will hold a protest tomorrow at the Native Leadership Forum. The forum takes place on the reservation of the...

Pechanga Band says quarry mine will destroy sacred site
Environment
Pechanga Band says quarry mine will destroy sacred site (April 27, 2011)
The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians joined opposition to a controversial quarry mine in Riverside County, California. Chairman Marc Macarro spoke at a public hearing last night on Liberty Quarry....

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