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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...


California tribes donate  $303K for governor's tax initiative
California tribes donate $303K for governor's tax initiative (January 24, 2012)

California tribes donated have donated $303,100 to help Gov. Jerry Brown (D) put a tax proposal on the November ballot. The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and the Lytton Band...


Pala Band to continue battle against landfill near sacred site
Pala Band to continue battle against landfill near sacred site (October 12, 2011)

The Pala Band of Mission Indians will continue to fight a proposed landfill in Gregory Canyon, a sacred site in southern California. The tribe successfully lobbied the California Legislature...


California governor creates special  advisor post on Indian issues
California governor creates special advisor post on Indian issues (September 20, 2011)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed an executive order on Monday to establish the position of Governor’s Tribal Advisor. Brown signed the order at a meeting of the Tribal...