News

10.06.2009

The Tribal Council of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has decided not to proceed with the currently proposed version of its Destination Resort Project (DRP).

09.28.2009

The Yocha Dehe tribal community and government gathered at the 42nd annual celebration of Native American Day in Sacramento.

About 300 gathered at the capitol building, including many Californian tribes, residents and legislators. 

Tribal Chairman Marshall McKay addressed the importance of the holiday and Yocha Dehe youth spoke to the crowd in their traditional dialect, Patwin. 

09.28.2009

On Friday, Sept. 25, new recycle bins were unveiled at a press event in Woodland, Calif. announcing the program entitled "Plastics. Too Valuable to Waste. Recycle."  

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation was the proud sponsor of all bins in Fern Park, recognizing the importance of keeping our public spaces clean and healthy. 

The Tribe partnered with the City of Woodland, Keep California Beautiful, American Chemistry Council and PG&E in this important effort. 

09.15.2009

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is the proud winner of WateReuse’s 2009 Project of the Year Award for our Cache Creek Desalination Facility. We are the first tribe to win an annual award from the WateReuse Association. 

09.14.2009

We are now officially the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.

08.28.2009

Steve Sakurai has been hired as our new chief investment officer. Sakurai brings more than 20 years of finance and sustainable development experience to the position.

Sakurai has worked in private and public sectors, and is most known for his financing and investment expertise. He has structured, facilitated and issued in excess of $3 billion of financing across various asset classes and across multiple real estate segments.

08.27.2009

The donation helped the Esparto School District to close its 2009-2010 budget gap for the year.

The Yocha Dehe Tribal Council donated $335,853 to the Esparto School District in order to help close a large budget gap. 

08.27.2009

Yocha Dehe provided $1.5 million to help establish the first foundation supporting Indigenous arts.

The Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is dedicated to supporting, developing and revitalizing the diversity of artistic expression in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities across the United States.

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