UCP of Sacramento and Northern California received a $25,000 grant from the Yocha Dehe Community Fund to empower people with developmental disabilities in three programs serving Yolo County. Funding will support UCP’s respite program, transportation program and Woodland adult day program.


The citizens of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation have sworn into office their newly elected Chairman, Tribal Officers and Council Members to lead their sovereign nation for the next three years.



Starting as an idea and a survey to tribes in 2009, the California Tribal College initiative now has the backing of 25 of the 109 federally recognized California tribes, who hope to enroll their first students as early as February 2012.

The college doesn’t have a permanent home yet, and its permanent name is yet to be determined. But it does have momentum.


National search for new leader of internationally accredited department leads to local candidate.


Coming together with the community


Historic Agreement with Vallejo provides tribes permanent access to and oversight of sensitive locations.

Yocha Dehe and Cortina Take Lead to Protect Sensitive Sites at Glen Cove


Development of a new olive press moves one step closer to Yolo County.


The Yocha Dehe Community Fund has supported more than 270 organizations in the past decade.


Yocha Dehe and Esparto High School students joined efforts in the Student and Landowner Education and Watershed Stewardship (SLEWS) program on March 17, 2011.


Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation now has authority by the US Department of Interior to manage our own cultural resources. The Tribe has designated Cultural Resources Director Reno Franklin as Tribal Historic Preservation Officer. In this role, Franklin and Yocha Dehe assume many of the functions of the State Historic Preservation Officer, giving us more authority than ever before to manage our own historic and cultural resources.

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