Tribal Government

9th Annual NCAI State of Indian Nations Address

On Jan. 29, 2010 at 9:30 am, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President, Jefferson Keel, will deliver the 9th annual State of Indian Nations address. The speech, being delivered on the same day as President Obama’s first State of the Union address, will include directives on Indian Country’s priorities for the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress; economic development; healthcare; the protection of American Indian tribal sovereignty; and homeland security.

Yocha Dehe chairman joins tribal conference with President Obama

Local tribal chairman Marshall McKay met with President Obama on Thursday, along with representatives from hundreds of other Native American tribes.

'In this new era of hope,' McKay said after the Washington, D.C., conference, 'we're excited about the idea of collaboration with the administration and actually coming up with some solutions.'

McKay heads the Tribal Council for the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, which owns Cache Creek Casino Resort.

President Obama delivers remarks at White House, Tribal Nations conference

November 5, 2009 - President Obama told hundreds of tribal leaders at an Interior Department summit today that he knows what it means to feel ignored and forgotten, pledging to work with them on issues including energy development and climate change.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to take part in first-ever Tribal Nations Conference in Washington D.C.

BROOKS, Calif. – On November 5, 2009, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will take part in the first-of-its-kind White House conference with federally recognized tribes. The conference will be hosted by President Obama and will take place from 9am to 5:30pm.

Obama to host Tribal Nations Conference

“Indian country has been waiting for well over a decade for a meeting of this caliber with the President of the United States,” said Joe A. Garcia, National Congress of American Indians president.
 
Leaders of all 564 federally recognized tribes will be invited, an announcement said, adding that they will be given the opportunity to interact directly with the president and other top administration officials. Each federally recognized tribe can send one representative.
 

Destination Resort Project Update

The Tribal Council of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has decided not to proceed with the currently proposed version of its Destination Resort Project (DRP).

Tribal Name Change

We are now officially the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.

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