Tribal Government

Yocha Dehe Fire Dept. Earns Prestigious International Accreditation for the Second Time

The Fire Department of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has again earned accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The decision was announced August 27 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) first earned accreditation in 2010 and is the only Native American fire department to do so. 

 

 

Yocha Dehe Fire Dept. Presents Annual Awards

Event Celebrates Dedication to Public Safety and Cooperation Across the Region

Seventh Annual Partners in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

Yocha Dehe Community Fund gathers to honor the achievements of its local partners .

New Chairman and Tribal Council Elected by Yocha Dehe Citizens

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn into office new Tribal Chairman Leland Kinter and its re-elected Tribal Officers and Council Members. The five member Tribal Council will lead the sovereign nation for the next three years.

Tasting Room Opens at Séka Hills Olive Mill

The Séka Hills Tasting Room is open and welcoming visitors, just in time to experience the flavors of the harvest season with the freshly milled olio nuovo. A very limited amount of this new extra virgin olive oil, noted for its bright, fresh flavor, is now available in the Tasting Room. 

Yocha Dehe Responds to US Patent & Trademark Office Decision

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation applauds the decision of the US Patent Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceling six trademark registrations of the R* name of the Washington, DC football team.
 
Yocha Dehe stands proudly alongside the five Native Americans who brought the case before the US Patent and Trademark Office, claiming the R word is disparaging of Native Americans.

Yocha Dehe “Breaks Open” the Door to Training Tower

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation dedicated its new fire and rescue training tower in Brooks, offering Yocha Dehe and its partner departments an important “all-risk public safety training facility developed to replicate a wide range of exercises.” 

 

Chairman Marshall McKay on The Cultural Survival of Native Nations

In an article from Native News Online, Chairman Marshall McKay speaks about the significance of cultural survival for Native nations.

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