To All Tribal Leaders: Governor Newsom has four (4) Native American bills on his desk that will: AB 275- Amends CA Native American Grace Protection and Repatriation Act; AB 2112- Create a statewide “Office of Suicide Prevention”; AB 2314- Increase Native American Voter Participation; AB 3099- Provide Public Law 280 training to state law enforcement […]
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The Mono Lake Tribe’s recognition has been one of the longest-lasting cases at CILS. In response to the recognition bill, Dorothy Alther, CILS Executive Director and lead legal counsel for the Tribe said, “I cannot fully express my gratitude to Representative Cook for introducing the Mono Lake Tribe’s recognition bill. I have had the privilege of […]
California Indian Legal Services held our Board and Staff Retreat at the new Sycuan Casino Resort on December 6th and 7th. It was a fantastic weekend of strategic planning for CILS with the Board and Staff. Looking at what the next five years of Federal Indian Law will bring and reflecting on all the excellent […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN FRANCISCO, December 5, 2019 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today adopted a new policy that prioritizes land transfers from investor-owned utilities to Native American Tribes with a historical interest in the land. Today’s decision provides Native American Tribes an opportunity to regain […]