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Morongo Awards $40,000 in College Scholarships to Native American Students

Morongo’s Annual Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship has awarded more than $500,000 to Native American students, the most underrepresented group in higher education.

“Morongo is proud to support the Rodney T. Matthews Jr. Scholarship in its mission to reverse the trends that have left Native Americans as the most underrepresented group in colleges and universities,” Morongo Tribal Chairman Robert Martin said. “In the past 15 years Morongo has been able to provide Native American students with more than a $500,000 in college scholarships.”

Employee Appreciation Day

A fun-filled day of games, delicious food and teamwork were all a part of Morongo’s Employee Appreciation Day, recently held at the Morongo Community Center. The daylong event included raffles and prizes as Morongo celebrated our greatest asset – our dedicated employees!


7th Annual Rodeo and BFI Qualifier Stampedes into Morongo

The annual rodeo was also a qualifying event for the 43rd Annual Bob Feist Invitational Open Team Roping in Reno.

MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION, CALIF. – Hundreds of spectators cheered on as professional and amateur riders and ropers competed for cash and prizes the 7th Annual Morongo Open Ranch Rodeo, a free event held Saturday, October 5 at the 

Morongo Indian Reservation.

25,000 Celebrate Native American Culture at Morongo Powwow

More than 900 competitive dancers and 20 drum groups from across the U.S. and Canada joined with thousands of spectators to experience traditional dances, music, art and food.

Morongo Indian Reservation - More than 25,000 spectators gathered to reaffirm and celebrate Native American cultural traditions at the 29th Annual Morongo Thunder & Lightning Powwow, held Sept. 27-29 at the Morongo Indian Reservation.

One of the most anticipated powwows of the year, the annual three-day gathering hosted by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians attracted more than 900 Native American dancers and 20 professional drum groups from across the U.S. and Canada.