Entries by Nicole Scott

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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CILS Completes Renovation of Escondido Office Building

Escondido, CA – September 10, 2017: CILS completed renovation of the Escondido office building in August. The exterior of the building was renovated with the goal of providing a welcoming and comfortable space. The Escondido office is centrally located near several Indian reservations and provides legal assistance to individuals and tribes in Southern California. CILS […]

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American Indian Probate Reform Act (AIPRA) and Indian Wills

For years CILS has prioritized the preservation and enhancement of the California Indian land base in California.  Part of this work correlates with assisting individuals that have an Indian allotment or an interest in an allotment to better understand their rights and sometimes their responsibilities to future generations. As part of this work, CILS has […]

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