Articles Tagged With ‘Chumash Community’




SLO temporarily halts Chinatown project over Chumash aqueduct

The city of San Luis Obispo has issued a stop-work order to Copeland Properties, the developer of the Chinatown project. The developer reportedly planned to remove a 250-year-old aqueduct that was built by the Chumash.... (Continue reading)

Chumash prevail in water rights lawsuit

For the third time this year, a lawsuit filed by Save the Valley against the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has failed to succeed to trial. The group recently withdrew a complaint focused at... (Continue reading)

Band of Chumash Indians chastises Lois Capps

Open letter from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to Rep. Lois Capps: The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians recoil in disbelief about your public display of support of the Chumash Heritage National... (Continue reading)

Capps backs Central Coast marine sanctuary

With just months left in her final term in office, Rep. Lois Capps has thrown her support behind a Chumash tribal proposal to create a national marine sanctuary ranging from Cambria to Santa Barbara. The... (Continue reading)

Northern Chumash Indians file suit over Moro Rock

The Northern Chumash Indians have filed a lawsuit against the Salinan Indians in the latest skirmish in the ongoing battle over Morro Rock, a site both groups claim is sacred to their tribes. In 2006,... (Continue reading)

Chumash Indians seeking to increase reservation size

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians’ proposal to increase their reservation size 10 fold has been met with vocal opposition from Santa Barbara County officials and residents. Currently, the Chumash reservation, which sets northwest... (Continue reading)

Chumash cemetery unearthed in Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE Members of the Chumash community want sewer collection system excavation halted in Los Osos where Native American remains were unearthed at what is believed to an ancient cemetery. Chumash leaders are asking... (Continue reading)