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Tule River Tribe getting ready to join cannabis business
Tule River Tribe getting ready to join cannabis business (January 27, 2020)

The Eh-Lo Dispensary will be opening on the Tule River Reservation in the spring of 2020.


Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington
Top Indian Affairs official trumped out on key tribal issues in Washington (October 22, 2019)

The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.


Former school employee charged with felonies after sexually abusing Native girl
Former school employee charged with felonies after sexually abusing Native girl (October 14, 2019)

A former employee of a treatment facility for juveniles is awaiting extradition to California after authorities confirmed he fathered a child with a Native girl.


National water bill offers a bunch of goodies for Indian Country
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.


Tule River Tribe asks Senate panel to support land-into-trust bill
Tule River Tribe asks Senate panel to support land-into-trust bill (September 8, 2016)

H.R.4685 already passed the House so the only hurdle remaining is the Senate.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds first hearing since break
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds first hearing since break (September 6, 2016)

Bills to recognize the Lumbee Tribe, promote economic development and place land in trust for the Tule River Tribe are on the agenda.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on four bills
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on four bills (August 29, 2016)

Bills to recognize the Lumbee Tribe, promote economic development and place land in trust for the Tule River Tribe are on the agenda.


Tribes left out of Republican effort to transfer public land to states
Tribes left out of Republican effort to transfer public land to states (August 16, 2016)

The 2016 Republican platform fails to include Indian Country when it comes to federal land policies.


House approves bills to transfer federal lands to tribes in California
House approves bills to transfer federal lands to tribes in California (July 6, 2016)

The Tule River Tribe and the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians saw bipartisan support for their land-into-trust bills.


House to consider land-into-trust bills for two tribes in California
House to consider land-into-trust bills for two tribes in California (July 4, 2016)

One bill benefits the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians and the other is for the Tule River Tribe.


House Natural Resources Committee holds markup on Indian bills
House Natural Resources Committee holds markup on Indian bills (June 13, 2016)

The two bills address land-into-trust issues for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon and the Tule River Tribe in California.


House panel sets hearing on land-into-trust and consultation bills
House panel sets hearing on land-into-trust and consultation bills (June 7, 2016)

One bill benefits the Tule River Tribe while the other creates standards and procedures for federal agencies to consult with tribes.


Tule River Tribe schedules election for four positions on council
Tule River Tribe schedules election for four positions on council (January 13, 2016)

Twenty-five people, including three incumbents, are vying for the four seats on the nine-member council.


Professor publishes book about Tule River Tribe in Japanese
Professor publishes book about Tule River Tribe in Japanese (September 17, 2015)

Kumiko Noguchi received approval from the California tribe to study its history.


Editorial: Tule River Tribe builds strong future with new school
Editorial: Tule River Tribe builds strong future with new school (September 15, 2015)

The Tule Indian Tribal Council, as well as all residents of the reservation, should be very proud for what they have accomplished.


Tule River Tribe focuses on culture and language at new school
Tule River Tribe focuses on culture and language at new school (September 9, 2015)

The Towanits School has enrolled 37 students from kindergarten through third grade.


Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility
Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility (May 14, 2015)

The tribe will break ground on the Hyder Ranch Sports Park and install baseball/softball fields that will be ready by next month.


Voters from Tule River Tribe re-elect four incumbents for council
Voters from Tule River Tribe re-elect four incumbents for council (January 20, 2015)

Five seats were up for grabs and four were taken by incumbents.


Tule River Tribe celebrates opening of $16M justice center
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Tule River Tribe celebrates opening of $16M justice center (November 13, 2014)

The 43,600 square-foot Tule River Justice Center houses numerous tribal departments.


Tule River Tribe helps remove marijuana operation on reservation
Tule River Tribe helps remove marijuana operation on reservation (August 29, 2014)

Authorities cleared out nearly 14,000 plants from a farm that was siphoning over 100,000 gallons of water per day.


Tule River Tribe almost done with work for $16M justice center
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Tule River Tribe almost done with work for $16M justice center (August 7, 2014)

The 43,600 square-foot facility will house tribal, local, state and federal authorities.


Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project
Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (August 6, 2014)

Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.


Video: Neil Peyron, Tule River Tribe chair, discusses change
Video: Neil Peyron, Tule River Tribe chair, discusses change (January 6, 2014)

Neil Payron, the chairman of the Tule River Tribe of California, tells The Fresno Bee about improvements in the way of life on the reservation.


Three newcomers win election on council for Tule River Tribe
Three newcomers win election on council for Tule River Tribe (January 22, 2013)

Members of the Tule River Tribe of California went to the polls on Saturday to vote in a council election. Five seats were open. Three newcomers won election -- Kenneth...


Tule River Tribe holding vigil for five family members who died
Tule River Tribe holding vigil for five family members who died (December 12, 2012)

The Tule River Tribe of California is holding a candlelight vigil for the rest of the week in honor of five family members who were killed. Authorities say Hector Celaya,...


Editorial: Tule River Tribe emerges as a strong economic force
Editorial: Tule River Tribe emerges as a strong economic force (September 24, 2012)

"When the Oak Pit Restaurant on North Main Street closed in May, many people expressed both shock and disappointment. They hated to see a Main Street mainstay go away and...


Tule River Tribe recognizes outstanding Indian school students
Tule River Tribe recognizes outstanding Indian school students (June 13, 2012)

The Tule River Tribe of California hosted a ceremony for students in the Title VII Indian Program. More than 100 middle and high school students from two school districts are...


Tule River Tribe receives $7.1M for trust fund settlement
Tule River Tribe receives $7.1M for trust fund settlement (April 17, 2012)

The Tule River Tribe of California will receive $7.1 million as part of a trust settlement with the federal government. The tribe has yet to receive the money. "It's for...


Tule River Tribe welcomes visitors to off-reservation business
Tule River Tribe welcomes visitors to off-reservation business (March 2, 2012)

The Tule River Tribe of California held a grand opening for its new Eagle Feather Trading Post. The gas station and convenience store is located in Reef City, at the...


California governor names Tule River woman   tribal advisor
California governor names Tule River woman tribal advisor (February 10, 2012)

Cynthia Gomez, a member of the Tule River Tribe, has been named tribal advisor to California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) . Gomez, 54, will advise Brown on tribal issues. She...


Tule River Tribe seeks to diversify economy with   gas station
Tule River Tribe seeks to diversify economy with gas station (January 23, 2012)

The Tule River Tribe of California opened a gas station and convenience store, its first off-reservation business venture. The Eagle Feather Trading Post II is modeled after the gas station...


Tule River Tribe   donates $15K for city's fireworks celebration
Tule River Tribe donates $15K for city's fireworks celebration (April 13, 2011)

The Tule River Tribe in California will contribute $15,000 to help the city of Porterville celebrate its 150th anniversary. The tribe is matching $15,000 that the city will use to...


California  appeals BIA approval of Tule River land-into-trust bid
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California appeals BIA approval of Tule River land-into-trust bid (February 24, 2011)

The state of California is fighting the Bureau of Indian Affairs for approving a land-into-trust application for the Tule River Tribe. The BIA agreed to acquire 40 acres in trust...


Tule River Tribe reports large turnout for council member election
Tule River Tribe reports large turnout for council member election (January 20, 2011)

The Tule River Tribe of California elected new council members over the weekend, with 75 percent of eligible voters casting ballots. Five seats were open on the council. Heather Teran...


Tule River Tribe wins BIA approval of its land-into-trust application
Tule River Tribe wins BIA approval of its land-into-trust application (January 13, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust application for the Tule River Tribe of California. The tribe acquired 40 acres near the Porterville Airport. The tribe entered into...