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01.20.2015

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn into office new Tribal Chairman Leland Kinter and its re-elected Tribal Officers and Council Members. The five member Tribal Council will lead the sovereign nation for the next three years.

12.11.2014

The Séka Hills Tasting Room is open and welcoming visitors, just in time to experience the flavors of the harvest season with the freshly milled olio nuovo. A very limited amount of this new extra virgin olive oil, noted for its bright, fresh flavor, is now available in the Tasting Room. 

06.19.2014
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation applauds the decision of the US Patent Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board canceling six trademark registrations of the R* name of the Washington, DC football team.
 
Yocha Dehe stands proudly alongside the five Native Americans who brought the case before the US Patent and Trademark Office, claiming the R word is disparaging of Native Americans.
06.04.2014

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation dedicated its new fire and rescue training tower in Brooks, offering Yocha Dehe and its partner departments an important “all-risk public safety training facility developed to replicate a wide range of exercises.” 

 

05.28.2014

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Pays Tribute to Its Community Fund Partners

05.19.2014
Chairman Marshall McKay received the Wendell A. Chino Humanitarian Award Tuesday night at the National Indian Gaming Association’s (NIGA) 2014 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention.
 
A well-known and respected leader in the Indian and non-Indian communities on the state and national levels, Chairman McKay has dedicated his career to protecting sovereignty and supporting California tribes.
 
The award was given during NIGA’s Annual Banquet during at the San Diego Convention Center.
01.07.2014

Explorit Science Center has recognized and thanked all the donors and volunteers who helped bring hands-on science fun to the community in 2013. Among the donors was the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Community Fund, who sponsored a variety of nature-based explorations from Nature Safaris and Discovery Lessons at Explorit to Spider Safaris and Family Science Nights throughout Yolo County. The Explorit Science Center noted that, the Yocha Dehe Community Fund investment in Explorit "has broadened the horizons of many."

01.07.2014

In an article from Native News Online, Chairman Marshall McKay speaks about the significance of cultural survival for Native nations.

11.12.2013

The Thanksgiving meal distribution is one of two holiday food distributions hosted annually by Yolo Food Bank (YFB). With generous support from Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, YFB distributed 1,275 holiday meals in November 2012. This year, YFB will give away a total of 1,500 meals for the 2013 Thanksgiving holiday.

Yolo County households in need of food assistance for the holidays will receive one turkey, an assortment of fresh produce, and a variety of non-perishable goods.

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