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03.25.2021

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.

03.10.2021

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. 

03.09.2021

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.

12.30.2020

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:

09.08.2020

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

07.14.2020

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 14, 2020) - The Good Food Foundation is proud to announce the finalists and winners of the 2020 Good Food Awards Oils category. The fifteen extraordinary oil producers selected represent the nation’s best in delicious, sustainable fare, and all have demonstrated a commitment to environmental stewardship and growing their businesses in harmony with a better food system. 

06.14.2020

OMAHA, NE (June 15, 2020) – The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) has named the Yocha Dehe Fire Department one of the nation's best dressed. The California agency is one of five winners in NAUMD's Best Dressed Public Safety Award® Competition, an annual program that recognizes the important role uniforms play in law enforcement and public safety work. The awards honor both the departments and suppliers of the uniform program.

04.28.2020

BROOKS, CA  (April 29, 2020) – For the first time in more than a month, golfers will be able to tee off at one of the region’s premiere golf courses this weekend.

The course at the Yocha Dehe Golf Club has been closed since March 17, when the leadership team of Cache Creek Casino Resort and resort owners, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, made the decision to suspend operations due to concerns over COVID-19.

03.23.2020

BROOKS, CA (March 20, 2020) – Eggs by the case, tortillas, fresh kale, sprouts, potatoes and peppers and more- thousands of dollars in food was donated to the Esparto Unified School District today by Cache Creek Casino Resort.

The high-end food items were delivered today and will be used in the School District’s effort to continue its meal program for students, despite the closure of campuses and classrooms.

03.14.2020

BROOKS, CA (March 14, 2020) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Cache Creek Casino Resort Executive leadership has made the difficult decision to temporarily cease operations due to concern over the spread of COVID-19 in California. Cache Creek Casino Resort will begin closing procedures at 6:00 am on 3/17/2020. The closure will remain in place while we continue to assess the situation. 

Tribal Leadership and Casino Management stand with the State and our communities in the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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