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01.07.2014

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

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."

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.

11.04.2013
The Yolo County Library will be recognizing Native American Heritage Month in November with an exhibit on display in several branch libraries from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, and with related film screenings throughout the month.
 
"It is an honor to host the first Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation display," said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.
11.01.2013

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Fire Department is a recognized and very active partner with the Forest Service. In 2013, this partnership increased as the YDFD has responded to eight different incidents to date, including the Hoag Fire on the Plumas National Forest and the Rim fire in Tuolumne County. In August, four YDFD paramedics were deployed to the Orleans Complex fire in the Six River National Forest, where two fires merged to burn 21,680 acres.

10.07.2013

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is working on plans to open a nonprofit California Tribal College, the tribe’s chairman announced this week.

Marshall McKay made the announcement Thursday at the 28th Annual California Indian Conference and Gathering at CSU Sacramento. He has since confirmed, through a spokesman, that 40 California tribes have endorsed the Wintun Nation’s idea, and that it could potentially serve all of the state’s tribes.

10.07.2013

Effective October 1, 2013: New Application Process

10.04.2013

Team Autism Tewe is proud to be among the local groups leading the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” on Sunday October 6th in West Sacramento. The West Sacramento event is part of a nationwide effort by Autism Speaks to raise needed funds for autism research. It is also designed to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of autism. Every 11 minutes, another family learns their child has an autism spectrum disorder.

09.12.2013

The Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) has just wrapped up an intense six weeks of firefighting operations at four major fires across California: the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, the Orleans Complex Fire in Six Rivers National Forest near Eureka, the Swedes Fire in Butte County and the Hough Fire near Quincy.

08.29.2013

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund awarded United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Sacramento and Northern California a $32,370 grant. The funds will support its Woodland Community Options adult day program and in-home Yolo County Family Respite Service for people with developmental disabilities.

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