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New Tribal Officers elected at Fort Independence

Press release On January 6, 2016, a set of candidates campaigning on a platform of open communication and government transparency was voted into office at the Fort Independence Paiute Tribe. Longtime Owens Valley community member and former Tribal Vice Chairperson Norm Wilder was elected Chairperson, tribal member and medical professional Karma Henry was elected Vice-Chairperson […]

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More on Climate Change

Part III– How does Climate Change Affect Daily Life? Provided by the Fort Independence Environmental Climate Change Working Group Chair: Dennis Mattinson Food Food prices are rising as climate change makes it trickier to maintain the specific conditions crops need to thrive. As the climate warms, the air holds more moisture and rainstorms become more […]

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Governor okays gaming pact with Fort Independence

According to the State of California website, Governor Jerry Brown has signed an agreement that authorizes a Class III gambling casino that allows for up to 800 slot machines at Fort Independence Indian Reservation. The 93-page agreement gives permission for 800 gaming devices, percentage card games and games under the State Lottery. The agreement specifically […]

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