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Sept. 29th 2017

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Native American Burials and Skeletal Remains

Aug 30th 2017,  Ever wonder what to do if you find skeletal remains on a hike or in your backyard? Ever wonder what the procedure is when someone does find something like this? The Professional Guide for the Preservation and Protection of Native American Remains and Associated Grave Sites has the answer. Thank you to…

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Our Matriarchal Elders

Aug 24th 2017 – From our private archive, here is a photo gallery of some of our Matriarchal Elders.

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Mihila Kawna Wines Aerial Video and Online Shop

Aug 3rd 2017 – In Alexander Valley, right next to Geyserville Ca. and directly across from our River Rock Casino, is where Mihila Kawna Wine grapes are grown. We call our Vineyard, Bellacana. We are very excited to announce that you can now visit our Wine Shop online and get Mihila Kawna Wines shipped right…

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The California Indian Basketweavers Association

July 30th, 2017 Background and History In the late 20th century, the age-old art of basketweaving, perfected over centuries by California Indians, appeared at risk of dying out. Few younger weavers were learning to weave, and the mostly older women who continued to weave were finding it increasingly difficult to carry on their work. The…

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Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Financial Assistance and Social Services

July 20th 2017 – Program Description The BIA Financial Assistance and Social Services program provides assistance to Federally recognized American Indians and Alaska Native tribe members in the following ways: General Assistance: Cash assistance to meet essential needs of food, clothing, shelter, and utilities. Additionally, each General Assistance recipient must work with a social services…

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Dry Creek Brush Arbor

July 5th 2017 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District and the DCR signed a 25-year lease for 27 acres downstream of the dam. The lease includes four 25-year renewals. The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians built the new redwood brush arbor where we host cultural celebrations for the first time since the…

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California Indian Basketweavers Association

June 4th 2017 – Visit the CIBA Website Here 27TH ANNUAL  CALIFORNIA INDIAN BASKETWEAVERS GATHERING AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST LOS ANGELES, CA  JUNE 23-25, 2017 CALIFORNIA INDIAN BASKETWEAVERS ASSOCIATION   Basket weaving is the most prolific and best known traditional Indian art in California. Starting in the late 19th century and continuing throughout the…

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TRIBAL SCHOLARSHIPS

May 24th 2017 Tribal Members face a unique set of challenges in gaining access to a college education and are one of the most underrepresented groups both in college and in the degree-holding population. Education is a pressing concern for the American Indian community. Despite a strong desire to earn a degree, many American Indian students…

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Brush Arbor

April 19th 2017 – Sharing time together on our ancestral land. The Brush Arbor Thank you to Joe and Andy Gonzales for the photographs

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