Newly Elected Tribal Council Member Takes Oath of Office

BROOKS, CA (June 27, 2019) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn Diamond Lomeli into office as its newest Tribal Council Member, following her election by the adult citizens of the Tribe. The five-member, democratically elected Yocha Dehe Tribal Council is the governing body of the Tribe. It oversees all areas of the Tribe’s government and business operations, evaluating and making final decisions on the recommendations of the Tribe’s departments and its citizen-directed committees and commission.

(From Left to Right: Matthew Lowell, Jr., Tribal Treasurer; Mia Durham, Tribal Council Member; Anthony Roberts, Tribal Chairman; Diamond Lomeli, newly elected Tribal Council Member; James Kinter, Tribal Secretary)

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is an independent, self-governed nation that supports its people and the Capay Valley, CA community by strengthening its culture, stewarding its land and creating economic independence for future generations.