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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.

Morongo Tribal Councilman Appointed to FEMA Council

A Morongo tribal councilman was appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council, FEMA announced Friday.

Brian Lugo, a member of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians tribal council in Banning, is one of 10 new appointees to the FEMA advisory council.

Governor Signs Tribal Gaming Bills

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians along with two other tribes this morning reached the end of a campaign to expand their tribal casinos when the governor signed bills ratifying revised gambling agreements.

California Tribal College: Vision to Reality

When youth advocate Mikela Jones, Pomo of Little River Band, earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from California State University at Sacramento in 2004, he was the first man from his tribe to obtain a four-year college degree.