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Betting on a School

Ninety miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the San Bernardino Mountains, a school for Native American children peers down onto its main benefactor, a glittering, Las Vegas-style casino and hotel owned and operated by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. Millions of dollars spent in the casino by gamblers playing the slots, shooting craps, and wagering on poker hands are flowing into the Morongo School and fueling what could be the tribe's most important enterprise yet: taking control over the educat

Morongo Band of Mission Indians Distribute 10,000 Free Turkeys

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians distributed 10,000 free turkeys Monday to charities and churches who will use the donated birds to provide 220,000 Thanksgiving meals to families, seniors and veterans across Southern California, a tribal spokesman said.

Morongo Band of Mission Indians Grieves for Former Tribal Chair Adelaide Presley

Adelaide Presley, a former chair of the Morongo Tribal Council who devoted decades to helping improve Native American healthcare through her leadership of the Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health organization, passed away Monday evening.

Thunder & Lightning Powwow Offers Beauty In All Forms

An impressive train of American Indians in vibrant regalia danced into the giant tent beneath the Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon on Saturday.

Drummers played their brethren in during the grand entry signifying the start of the second session of the 23rd annual Thunder and Lightning Powwow — hosted by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which ends Sunday.

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