Southern California tribal group re-elects key officers
The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, an organization that represents 11 tribes in southern California, re-elected three key officials at the group's recent meeting.

Lynn Valbuena, the vice chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, was re-elected as chair of TASIN. Maurice Lyons, the vice chairman of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, was re-elected as vice chairman. Brian McDonald, a member of the Chemehuevi Tribe, was re-elected as secretary.

“Our tribal communities have come a long way since 1995, but much work still remains to protect the rights of California’s tribal nations,” said Valbuena, The Highland News reported. “I am deeply humbled by the privilege to continue my service to our tribal communities in this capacity.”

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Morongo leader elected to regional tribal association (The Record Gazette 1/22)
Valbuena reelected TASIN chairwoman (The Highland News 1/21)
Chemehuevi Tribe member reelected (The Havasu News 1/21)