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CILS, NARF and ACLU assist students with graduation honor

Once again, CILS together with NARF and the ACLU of Northern California successfully advocated for eight Native American students to wear eagle feathers during their high school graduation ceremony. Eagle feathers are gifted to graduates in honor of their personal achievement and to mark an important transition. CILS is proud of all Native American graduates […]

Register for 21st Annual Statewide ICWA Conference

        Now is the time to register. Click on the registration form to fill out. For questions and information, please contact: Renee Getty; icwaconf@nfr-nsn.gov Phone: (559) 877-2461 x. 203 or (559) 760-9212; Fax: (559) 877-2467.

2013 CILS Annual Report Available Online

  “The last year has been challenging but extremely rewarding for CILS. Our staff engaged in several major federal impact cases, advocated on behalf of tribal members and tribes in state court and before administrative agencies, canvassed the state making presentations and providing community education on a wide variety of topics and issues affecting California […]

CILS celebrates the life of Amos Merrill Tripp

1943-2014 Former CILS attorney Amos M. Tripp left a legacy of change throughout the Native American communities that he served. CILS was among the Native organizations where Mr. Tripp worked during his long law career. He was part of CILS when the organization was still a fledgling Native legal aid service, struggling to attend to […]