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05.15.2019

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 15, 2019) – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students.

Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said that the money will go toward the program and students who are enrolled in at least one Native American course throughout the academic year.

05.10.2019

WOODLAND, CA (May 10, 2019) – The Center for Land-Based Learning announced a lead gift of $1.5 million from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation at a groundbreaking celebration today for the Center’s new site in Woodland. The gift officially launches the Center for Land-Based Learning’s $4 million Growing Our Future Campaign to build a new statewide headquarters and expand its programs and services. In recognition of this generous gift, the Center for Land-Based Learning will name its new administrative building the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Farm House.

05.02.2019

BROOKS, CA (May 2, 2019) – The firefighters of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) and its regional partner agencies were honored today by the Yocha Dehe Tribal Council, the citizens of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County community members and leaders at the tenth annual YDFD Awards Luncheon at the Fire Station in Brooks. The event also commemorated YDFD’s 15 years of service since its formation.

12.06.2018

BROOKS, CA (December 6, 2018) – The Camp Fire has left a tragic path of destruction in its wake. The enormity of the loss in lives and property is hard to comprehend. It is, in a word, heartbreaking. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, owner of Cache Creek Casino Resort, stands with its Butte County neighbors in this difficult time.

05.07.2018

BROOKS, CA (May 7, 2018) - Yocha Dehe tribal leaders and citizens saluted the commitment and achievements of their Community Fund partners at the tenth annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon at the Tribe’s Séka Hills Olive Mill & Tasting Room in Brooks on May 7, 2018.

Certificates of Recognition, commending ongoing excellence in service, were presented to:

05.02.2018

BROOKS, CA (May 2, 2018) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, through its Doyuti T’uhkama partnership, is providing $2.6 million to fund critical maintenance and infrastructure improvements for the Esparto Unified School District (EUSD).

04.19.2018

BROOKS, CA (April 19, 2018) – The Tribal Council and citizens of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation joined Yolo County community members and leaders today to salute the firefighters of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) and its regional partner agencies. 

01.24.2018
BROOKS, CA (January 24, 2018) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn into office new Tribal Chairman Anthony Roberts, Tribal Officers, and Council Members for a three-year term. The new, five-member Tribal Council was elected by the citizens of the Tribe at the annual Community Council meeting on Sunday, January 21.   
 
The members of the newly elected Tribal Council are: 
Anthony Roberts – Tribal Chairman. Seventh term on Council, four as Treasurer.
James Kinter – Third term as Tribal Secretary.
09.28.2017

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (September 28, 2017) – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider entering into an intergovernmental agreement with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to receive $1 million in new funding to be used for the benefit of Solano County residents by promoting healthy outcomes and helping families in need at their meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at the Solano County Administration Center, 675 Texas Street in Fairfield.

07.31.2017

BROOKS, CA (July 31, 2017) – With the delivery of a $500,000 check on July 18, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation completed its initial $1.5 million payment to Yolo County under the new Intergovernmental Agreement. The Tribe and County signed the agreement in April in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Overall, it will provide the County and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years.

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