Entries by Nicole Scott

Administrative Assistant Position Available – Eureka Office

Program Description:                                                                                                                             California Indian Legal Services is a statewide, tribally controlled, non-profit corporation that provides legal services to Indian tribes, Indian organizations and low-income individual Indians on issues involving Federal Indian Law.  CILS provides a variety of legal services including brief counsel and advice and extended representation on core legal issues affecting Native Americans and […]

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Wiyot and Bear River Tribes Call for “True Partnership” To Protect the Civil Rights of Loleta Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2017   Media Contact: Lewis Cohen – NCYL: (510) 835-8098 press@aclunc.org – ACLU of Northern California: (415) 621-2493 Denise Bareilles – CA Indian Legal Services: (707)443-8397 Michelle Vassal – Wiyot Tribe: (707) 733-5055 Dakota McGinnis – Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria: (707) 733-1900   Loleta, CA – Tribal […]

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Tribal Economic Development Training in Bishop

Forming a Tribal Economic Development Entity to Meet the Tribe’s Needs About Our Program CILS and the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) will be hosting a one-day training for tribes with no or little economic development on their lands.  The training will focus on how to form a tribal economic development entity that […]

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Tribal Economic Development Training in Redwood Valley

  tribalecondevflyer Forming a Tribal Economic Development Entity to Meet the Tribe’s Needs About Our Program CILS and the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) will be hosting a one-day training for tribes with no or little economic development on their lands.  The training will focus on how to form a tribal economic development […]

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CILS Celebrates Fifty Years of Legal Service to Native Communities in California

Escondido, CA – October 26, 2017: This year marks CILS’ 50th year of legal services in California Indian Country. Since its founding, CILS has taken on major issues impacting tribal sovereignty such as restoring lands to trust, quantifying tribes’ reserved water rights, obtaining equitable federal funding for California tribes, litigating discrimination and civil rights and […]

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