Entries by Nicole Scott

News from Native California Article About CILS

News article about CILS and our work with native high school seniors who are denied the right to wear regalia at graduation ceremonies. Please follow and like us:

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Tax Time: New Enrolled Tribal Member Certification Form

Enrolled Tribal Member Certification Form (FTB Form 3504) On January 2, 2017, the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), the agency tasked with collecting state income taxes from residents, introduced Form FTB 3504, Enrolled Tribal Member Certification Form, on its website. FTB Form 3504, which was designed with input from tribal leaders and attorneys, allows tribal […]

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Understanding the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

CILS is presenting a Sustainable Groundwater Management Act presentation at Coyote Valley that is free and open to the public on Friday, January 13th from 1pm to 3pm. Learn: What is SGMA? The science of groundwater How does SGMA impact tribes? IS there funding available? How do tribes decide what to do next? Click here […]

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CILS Hires Tamara Honrado as Eureka Office Staff Attorney

CILS is pleased to announce its recent hire of Tamara Honrado, who will join the CILS team as a Staff Attorney working in the Eureka office. Honrado will provide legal assistance to tribes and Indian organizations in the Eureka service territory. “I was attracted by CILS’ mission to protect and advance Indian rights,” Honrado said. […]

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