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Morongo Breaks Ground on Exciting New Expansion

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MORONGO CASINO, RESORT & SPA (Jan. 7, 2019) – Morongo tribal leaders and a host of dignitaries gathered on Monday to break ground on a breathtaking new renovation and expansion project that will transform the heart of the AAA Four-Diamond Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa.
With ceremonial shovels of dirt, Morongo Tribal Chairman Robert Martin and members of the Morongo Tribal Council marked the milestone flanked by retiring Riverside County Supervisor Marion Ashley, Riverside County Supervisor-elect Jeff Hewitt and elected and business leaders from the cities of Banning and Beaumont.

Morongo Grants Holiday Wishes for 3,000 Children

Tribe gives $100,000 for annual Christmas Cheer All Year shopping spree to benefit hundreds of disadvantaged children from across Inland Southern California.

Laughter and excitement filled the air as more than 3,000 disadvantaged children from across Inland Southern California took part in the annual Christmas Cheer All YearShopping Spree sponsored by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians on Monday, Dec. 17.

Morongo’s Turkey Giveaway Provides 150,000 Thanksgiving Dinners

The tribe gave out 10,000 turkeys this week to help feed those in need as part of 33rd Annual Morongo Thanksgiving Outreach Program.

MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION -- The Morongo Band of Mission Indians in Cabazon, CA. distributed 10,000 free turkeys this week that will provide an estimated 150,000 Thanksgiving meals to families, seniors and veterans in need across Southern California.

25,000 Gather at Morongo to Celebrate Native American Traditions

More than 900 competitive dancers and 20 drum groups from across the U.S. and Canada joined with spectators to celebrate ancient songs and traditional dances of Native American tribes.

Morongo Indian Reservation – An estimated 25,000 spectators gathered to celebrate the time-honored cultural traditions of Native American dance, music and art at the 28th Annual Morongo Thunder & Lightning Powwow on Sept 21 - 23.

The annual three-day powwow, hosted by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, included over 900 Native American dancers and 20 professional drum groups from across the U.S. and Canada.

Throughout the weekend, dancers wearing intricate, handcrafted regalia of leather, fine beadwork and brightly-colored feathers competed in a variety of events that displayed the diversity of Native American dance styles.

“The Morongo Thunder and Lightning Powwow provides us with the opportunity to celebrate and share our heritage, and to pass along traditions to future generations,” said Tribal Chairman Robert Martin of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. “It’s always a wonderful experience to welcome visitors to our reservation to learn about the richness and beauty of Native American culture.”