Welcome to Morongo
Set at the foot of the beautiful San Gorgonio and San Jacinto Mountains, the Morongo Indian Reservation spans more than 35,000 acres and overlooks the vistas of the Banning Pass. Resilient and resourceful, the Morongo tribe has had to overcome many adversities.
Evacuation Warning Lifted
The voluntary evacuation warning issued due to Tropical Storm Hilary was lifted at 8 a.m. this morning (Monday, Aug. 21) on the Morongo Indian Reservation. The temporary evacuation center located at the Morongo Community Center will close at noon today, however gates into the canyons will remain closed at this time.
Remember, do not drive on flooded roads or around road closures as streets may be washed out underneath floodwaters. TURN AROUND! DON’T DROWN!
For updates, please monitor the Morongo EMS Facebook page and the tribal website, watch your email and cell phone alerts and listen to the Morongo Emergency Radio at FM 89.1.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2023 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
RSVP 530-661-5767 or Email [email protected]
From 1971 through 1974, Mr. Stephen Pevar was a staff attorney with South Dakota Legal Services on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation. From 1976 to the present, he has served as a National Staff Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union. Mr. Pevar has litigated 200 federal cases involving constitutional rights, including cases in more than 10 different Federal District Courts, 3 differ- ent U.S. Courts of Appeals, and 1 case in the US. Supreme Court. Mr. Stephen Pevar is a Federal Indian Law instructor, and the author of The Rights of Indians and Tribes (Oxford University Press, published January 2012). He has litigated a number of cases in the field of Indian rights and has lectured extensively on the subject.
Come listen to Stephen L. Pevar discuss & important Supreme Court Decisions affecting tribes, and pick up a signed copy of his book!