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Bishop Paiute Tribe Awarded Three New Grants

  The Bishop Paiute Tribe (Tribe) is pleased to announce that the Tribe has been awarded two Department of Justice (DOJ) Consolidated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) grants and a Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside grant. The DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance, Tribal Justice Systems award of $889,178 will provide funds for the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court […]

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Fairview Fire

Homeowners Ask “Whose Land Is it?”- Inyo-MonoTitle Company Knows

First, homeowners in the Fairview area of West Bishop had to endure a fire that destroyed their homes. Then, some were told the land those homes sat on never legally belonged to them. This story seems to have a much better ending. The premise: the sale of tribal lands by Esther Watterson roughly 70 years […]

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Mountain lion

Mountain Lion Carcass Discovery On Bishop Reservation August 1, 2022

Late last week, the Bishop Tribal Council formally requested the assistance from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in helping to remedy the recent mountain lion sightings on the Bishop Paiute Reservation. Because CDFW is a State agency and the Tribe is on Federal land, a formal request was required to authorize CDFW […]

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