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Pechanga Tribe


article 'Island of the Blue Dolphins' Woman Connected to Pechanga Band, Says Navy
(California) -- Many young readers (or readers who were once young) are familiar with San Nicolas Island, located off the coast of California, as the home of Karana,...
article With island dig halted, Lone Woman still a stinging mystery
(California) -- For months they worked together to reveal details of the cave where the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island may have lived, painstakingly removing bucket...


article Pechanga Band to reclaim ancestors and artifacts from military
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians is reclaiming ancestral remains and artifacts that were uncovered on San Nicolas Island in California. The tribe has...


article Artifacts highlight Lone Woman story
(California) -- For graduate archaeology student Tom Holm, an iconic children’s story linked a cryptic chapter in California’s past with a modern-day Indian...
article Navy recognizes tribe's connection to California island
(California) -- The Navy is turning over hundreds of human remains to a California Indian tribe after determining that the band has a historical connection to one of the...


article Navy recognizes tribe's connection to California island; will turn over remains, sacred items
(California) -- Navy officials have recognized that the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has a connection to the history of one of California's Channel Islands and...


article Pechanga Provides 400 Turkeys to Individuals, Groups
(California) -- More than 400 turkeys were distributed Tuesday at a Murrieta senior center, where Inland Empire church groups and residents gathered to haul away the...


article Pu'éska Mountain Day Holiday commemoration set
(California) -- The City of Temecula and the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians have set the commemoration of Pechanga Pu’éska Mountain Day for 11 a.m. Saturday at...


article Lakers wow Pechanga fans in Temecula
(California) -- Alex Garcia and his friend David Hernandez leafed through the pictures on their phone, looking for just the right shots to share on social media.


article Pechanga seeking historic status for tribal birthplace
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians is working to put its ancestral homeland on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation would provide...


article HOWDY, NEIGHBOR: 'Ghostbusters' star Bill Murray calls Pechanga area home
(California) -- Bill Murray is a hard man to find. The "Ghostbusters" star is known for being extremely difficult to get a hold of. Producers and directors who...


press release Pechanga Announces Tribal Council Election Results
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians today announced the results of elections for the seven-member Tribal Council held this past Saturday. Chairman...


article 19th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow treats visitors to food, fireworks and dancing
(California) -- The smell of fry bread wafted through the air as traditional Native American chants and music pulsated outward from a central arena at the grounds...


article Multi-tribe celebration begins friday in Temecula
(California) -- Temecula is going all Native American this weekend. The 19th annual Pechanga Powwow will draw Indian dancers, drummers and singers from throughout the...


article PECHANGA: Food reigns supreme at Pow Wow
(California) -- Colorful and traditional dress, food, music and celebration will be afoot at the 19th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow taking place Friday, July 11 through Sunday...


article Family-friendly powwow set at Pechanga
(California) -- The 19th annual Pechanga Pow Wow is set for July 11 through 13 in Temecula. A free event for all ages, the powwow presents dancing, signing, art, crafts...


article FOOW walkers take another trek into history
(California) -- The Friends Out of Water (FOOW) walking group has had some interesting excursions lately. Last week, members walked on the Lake Elsinore levee; the week...


article No limits mean big campaign donations
(California) -- In Riverside County, what you give to a candidate for county office is limited only by your bank account. With that in mind, about 30 donors contributed...


article Benoit’s opponent gets boost from Pechanga
(California) -- It’s safe to say the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians wants someone else to represent the 4th District on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors.


article Pechanga Tribe Donates More Than 1,500 Turkeys
(California) -- Turkeys by the hundred are being distributed to shelters and church groups this week, in the Pechanga Resort & Casino's annual Thanksgiving...


article LAKERS AT PECHANGA: “It's pretty amazing, almost overwhelming"
(California) -- When the Los Angeles Lakers come to town it's a big deal whether that town is Boston, Miami or Temecula. On Friday, Oct. 25, the Lakers held a...


article Pechanga makes the Lakers feel at home
(California) -- This was hardly your routine NBA shootaround. Most day-of-game practices are held in empty gyms. No media, certainly no fans, and little noise beyond the...


press release Pechanga Supports Appointment of Commissioner Michael Connor to Deputy Secretary of the Department of Interior
(California) -- Tribal Chairman Mark Macarro issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s appointment of Commissioner Michael Connor to Deputy...


article Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Brother-In-Law In Temecula
(California) -- A 63-year-old Temecula man is accused of fatally shooting his brother-in-law near the Pechanga Reservation, according to authorities.


article Bellator MMA plans return to Temecula
(California) -- Bellator MMA will return to Pechanga Resort & Casino on Sept. 13 featuring the start of the featherweight tournament and a preliminary fight card of...


article Pechanga POW Wow: A Celebration of Native American Culture & Life
(California) -- People from around the country flocked to Pechanga this weekend to help celebrate and embrace Native American Culture at Pechanga’s 18th annual Pow...
article PHOTOS: 18th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow offers a glimpse into Native American culture through song and dance
(California) -- 18th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow offers a glimpse into Native American culture through song and dance


article Bird Singers, Grass Dancers Gracing Pechanga Tribal Lands
(California) -- Temecula residents at the south end of town should hear drumming all day Saturday, as the 18th annual Pechanga Powwow draws Indian dancers, drummers and...
article Pow wow celebrates, honors Native American culture
(California) -- According to family lore, the first tentative steps that Wakeah Jhane took as a toddler were in a pow wow arena. This weekend Jhane, 17, from Santa Fe, N...


article Calvert introduces Pechanga water rights legislation
(California) -- Rep. Ken Calvert is the latest member of Congress to take up the cause of water rights for the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians.
article CEQA a tool to protect Native American heritage
(California) -- When California’s Environmental Quality Act captures public attention, it’s usually because of a struggle between developers and business...
article Pow Wow provides new food experience
(California) -- The Inland area is unique in that has a real connection to the Native American people. This connection is celebrated at the many local pow wows that are...
article ‘The tradition continues’ at 18th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow
(California) -- Roughly 60,000 guests are expected to congregate on the festival grounds at Pechanga Casino and Resort for the 18th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow on June 28-30...


article 18th Annual Pechanga Pow-Wow June 28-30
(California) -- It is one of the largest events of it kind, certainly on the west coast. It is the 18th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow -- about 75,000 people attend the three...
press release Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians Water Rights Settlement Act Introduced
(Washington D.C.) -- Yesterday, the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians Water Rights Settlement Act was introduced in the United States Senate (S. 1219) and House of...


article Luiseño Indians Welcome 60,000 Guests to Their Pow Wow
(California) -- With prize money exceeding $80,000, a carefully selected head staff, fireworks extravaganza and breathtaking views, it is easy to understand why the...


article Pechanga announces new summer concerts
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino has finalized its plans for summer entertainment and announced Monday additions to the casino's entertainment calendar....


article Pechanga Firefighters Join Crews Battling Summit Fire in Banning
(California) -- Crews from the Pechanga and Murrieta fire departments were among 425 firefighters battling a Banning brush fire that had grown to 2,956 acres and was 35...


article 18th annual Pechanga Pow Wow planned for late June
(California) -- Families, spectators and tribal participants from across North America will descend June 28-30 on the festival grounds at Pechanga Resort & Casino...


article City to complete trail severed by tribal preserve
(California) -- Menifee officials are looking to complete a trail that was planned to go through the Audie Murphy Ranch development and was closed by the Pechanga tribe.

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