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Morongo’s Annual Turkey Program Tops 1.3 Million Meals Served

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians began distributing 10,000 free turkeys on Monday, Nov. 17, to charities and churches that will use the donated birds to provide an estimated 150,000 Thanksgiving meals to families, seniors and veterans across Inland Southern California and beyond.
 

Cahuilla/Serrano Elder Ernest Siva of Morongo Named 11th Spirit of the Heard Award Recipient

The Heard Museum is proud to present its 11th annual Spirit of the Heard award to Ernest H. Siva (Cahuilla/Serrano) of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians for his work in preserving Native American Indian cultures, languages, history, and the arts. The ceremony will take place during the Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards on Nov. 4 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Celebrating American Indian Heritage in Cabazon

Plenty came to celebrate their American Indian heritage on Saturday at the 24th annual Thunder & Lightning Powwow in Cabazon.

Mike Levine Honored as Nation's Top Tribal Cop

Morongo Law Enforcement Chief Mike Levine has been named Police Chief of the Year by the nation’s premier tribal law enforcement organization. Levine, who has led Morongo’s tribal law enforcement division for nine years, was honored late last month by the National Native American Law Enforcement Association at its annual training conference in Las Vegas.

Local Athletes Win at Games in Canada

After three well-matched games against some tough competitors, members of Team California’s U17 baseball team were awarded gold medals at the 2014 North American Indigenous Games, which concluded last month in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
 

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