BROOKS, CA (October 19, 2022)  – Today, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation issued a letter to President Biden urging him to use the Antiquities Act to expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument and permanently protect Molok Luyuk. Expanding the Monument to include this mountainous ridge would safeguard lands sacred to our tribal nation and preserve and restore habitat vital for wildlife and biodiversity threatened by climate change.


Please find the Antiquities Act Proclamation here


Vote NO on Proposition 27 and YES on Proposition 26


BROOKS, CA (March 25, 2021) – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, Lead Executive Producer of the feature film “Imagining the Indian,” announced today a second round of funding for the project. A work-in-progress cut of the film demonstrates its unflinching look at racism against Native American people, especially as expressed in racial slurs being used as nicknames and mascots for sports teams.


BROOKS, CA (March 10, 2021) – In a bid to protect the Capay Valley, a unique agricultural resource in Yolo County, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has proposed creating a plan to help relocate cannabis production to more appropriate locations in the County. Representing just 8% of Yolo County’s land area, the Capay Valley has become overloaded with half of all cannabis production sites in the County. Meanwhile, the Valley’s unique topography and hard-to-reach location make it ill-suited for cannabis-related activities. 


The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation decries all hate crime in the strongest possible terms. We note with sorrow a rise in racial violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans in California, and around the Country. It is heartbreaking that this violence is so often aimed at the elders of those communities. This wrongheaded reaction to COVID-19 has no place in our society. Racism is a sickness in its own right. We have suffered from its effects and we remain committed to pursuing its cure.


BROOKS, CA (December 30, 2020) – With deep sadness, the Tribal Council of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation announces the death of Marshall McKay following his battle with COVID-19.

Speaking as one, the Yocha Dehe Tribal Council issued the following statement:


WOODLAND, CA (September 9, 2020) – Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Sacramento Region’s Leadership in Ag | Food | Health innovation.

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