Currently, AB 52 would define "Native American Tribe" in a way that excludes over 70 Tribal Nations in the state. Specifically, the bill would define "Native American Tribe" to mean "a federally recognized Indian tribe located in California". AB 52, a proposed bill in the California State Legislature that will greatly affect Native American people in California. This is a threat to our…
We are an Indigenous-led, California Indian-based organization dedicated to building the capacity…Read More
California is home to more people of Native American/Alaska Native heritage than any other state in the Country. There are currently 114 federally recognized Indian tribes in California and around 70 native nations who have been State recognized - many whom are petitioning for recognition which is…Read More
See our letter to Senate Environmental Quality Committee about the AB 52 bill
DONT GET CURSED BY TAKING LAND THAT BELONGS TO TRUE NATIVE AMERICAN INDAIANS!!!
As many of my friends know, I've been working with the Lakota at Pine Ridge for over 20 years. The character of each American and the collective character of us all is written in our actions current and past. Every time I think my moral compass has been fully calibrated, something informs me of…Read More
indigenous people around the world are oppressed. The very notion that they should have to appeal to the court of their oppressors is anathema. It's a disgrace. This is the time when we should be doing everything we can to right the wrongs of the past.