News and Blog

Westwater Financial, Inc.

March 28 2017 – Visit the Westwater Website Here Westwater Financial, Inc. is a Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) affiliated with the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians located in Sonoma County, California. Westwater’s primary mission is to improve the financial situation of Dry Creek Rancheria tribal members who have been traditionally underserved by…

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Mihilakawna and Makahmo Pomo People of Lake Sonoma

Mar 21 2017 – Check out this book on Amazon for $8. It contains a historical look at our people and Lake Sonoma. It was published by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1984 and has tons of interesting information.

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Our Culturally Driven Youth At The Brush Arbor

March 12th – 2017 Our Culturally Driven Youth At The Brush Arbor

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Pomo Elder Quote

Feb 20 2017 “My grandmother was born on a gravel bed along the creek many moons ago, before this land was taken from us, the salmon were so thick in the creek you could walk across them.”  Ruth Cordova

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DCR Pomo Arrowheads

Feb. 07 2017     The Pomo of California were expert arrowmakers. Here we have a gallery of arrowheads from our archive. “The Dry Creek Phase” lasted from 500 BCE to 1300 CE. During this phase, we settled the lands at Sonoma Lake more extensively and permanently. Archaeologists believe Pomo took over the lands from the earlier…

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Dry Creek Legend – Laura Somersal

Jan. 25 2017 — Laura Somersal, well known Pomo weaver and teacher who lived among us from (1892-1990). She was known as one of the most talented Basket Weavers that ever lived. Her artistry, knowledge and passion for the spiritual practice of Basket Weaving was only rivaled by her poise and warmth as a teacher…

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Dry Creek Before The Flood

 Jan 20th. 2017 – Have you ever wondered what Dry Creek looked like before the flood and before Warm Springs Dam was built to create Lake Sonoma? Here we have an amazing gallery from our historical archives of what Dry Creek was like prior to 1982, when the Dam was completed. The vast profundity of…

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Aerial View of The Dry Creek Rancheria

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Introducing Bellacanavineyards.com

Sept 2nd 2016 Bellacanavineyards.com is Live  

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DCR Fire Dept.

Jan. 20th 2016 – On a fresh piece of property recently purchased adjacent to the River Rock Casino and the Dry Creek Rancheria. A new Local Fire Department was born. The DCR Fire Dept. Offering a free resource to the local community and Sonoma County in general. Bringing response time to the Rancheria from 8 minutes, to a neck breaking speed…

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