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  • Misery at the Missions
    published on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    In a new book, A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions , Castillo says that archives prove that the missions were places of deliberate cruelty and death. Beginning in 1769, the Indians were enticed from their lands into missions where they and their descendants were imprisoned for 60 years of forced labor and beatings, according to Castillo, a former reporter for San Jose Mercury News and the Associated Press, holder of two degrees from San Jose State U...
  • 1st tribe approved to launch online gambling in NJ
    published on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:58:05 GMT
    The Pala Band of Mission Indians received permission over the weekend from New Jersey gambling regulators for a full launch of their PalaCasino.com site in a partnership with Atlantic City's Borgata. The Pala will use one of the Borgata's online gambling licenses....
  • Name game: Washington Redskins could learn from Stanford Indians
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:56:48 GMT
    He still treasures a pullover shirt featuring the school's cartoonish old mascot and recalls with admiration the work of "Prince Lightfoot," who performed tribal dances at football games. But when Stanford yielded in 1972 to the type of pressure now mounting on the Washington Redskins, Plunkett understood why the school acted quickly....
Regional News


  • Twenty-nine Palms Band of Mission Indians
    published on Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:18:16 GMT
    On the day after Thanksgiving, in homage to American Indian Heritage Day and a retort to that awful "R*dsk*ns" tweet, I urge you to crank up the Google and check out which American Indians in your part of the country were slaughtered, enslaved or removed to lands the conquerors did not yet covet. It is hard to believe that any would covet this arid land of ocotillos, prickly pear, tortoises, coyotes and road runners, but then, a nation of people who fight would fight over a flat screen TV, that ...
  • Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribe
    published on Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:10:55 GMT
    In January, the Interior Department proposed recognizing the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia, which would make members eligible for special benefits in education, housing and medical care - and allow the tribe to pursue a casino. A decision on recognition, which would be the first for a Virginia tribe, is due by March 30. The Congressional Black Caucus members urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder to hold off until the Justice Department investigates any dis...
  • Bob PratteHEMET: Rewriting 'Ramona' a bold and brilliant move
    published on Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:39:23 GMT
    Alessandro, , Padre Salvedierra and Ramona prepare during dress rehearsal for last year's "Ramona." The fresh rewriting of "Ramona" may border on heresy, but it's a brilliant way to liven up the outdoor play that made Hemet famous following its debut in 1923....
Sports News


  • Morongo Indian Reservation distributes 10,000 turkeys to nonprofits
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:44:14 GMT
    In fact the Morongo Indian Reservation again this year has continued a tradition of giving to the community that has spanned almost 30 years. Earlier this week, representatives began distributing 10,000 turkeys to local nonprofits and churches to be used to provide 150,000 Thanksgiving meals to families, seniors and veterans throughout the Inland Valley and neighboring communities....
  • Name game: Washington Redskins could learn from Stanford Indians
    published on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:43:06 GMT
    He still treasures a pullover shirt featuring the school's cartoonish old mascot and recalls with admiration the work of “Prince Lightfoot,” who performed tribal dances at football games. But when Stanford yielded in 1972 to the type of pressure now mounting on the Washington Redskins, Plunkett understood why the school acted quickly....
  • Wrigley Memorial, Botanical Garden Await Your Visit
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:00:01 GMT
    Santa Catalina Island - where chiseled cliffs drop to the sea, wildlife abounds and foliage once native to the mainland decorates the rolling hills. Regarding the City of Avalon, 746,586 people visited the tourist town from January through September 2014 based on year-to-date records provided by the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau....

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  • Dr. Carreon Foundation Informational Video

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    A 10-minute video about Dr. Reynaldo Carreon and the Reynaldo J. Carreon M.D. Foundation, which awards scholarships to Coachella Valley high school students ...

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