• Section 14

    Section 14 is a square-mile parcel of the reservation that is one block from the heart of Downtown Palm Springs and was home to diverse cultures, races, ethnicities and conflicting political and economic interests. Over time it became a battle ground over matters of tribal sovereignty, segregation and racism.

  • Morongo Tribal Chairman to Retire After Decades in Government

    After nearly 40 years in tribal government, Morongo Band of Mission Indians Tribal Council Chairman Robert Martin will retire on Thursday, it was announced Tuesday. Martin, 70, who led the tribe in 1987 when it helped secure a crucial U.S. Supreme Court decision that confirmed the legitimacy of Indian gaming and the sovereignty of Indian […]

  • Several Tribal Casinos Announce Reopenings

    Three tribal casinos in Southern California are set to reopen Friday after being shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced Tuesday. Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa near Cabazon plans to open its hotel, casino and some of its restaurants at 2 p.m. with added safety measures, including temperature screenings and limited guest capacity, […]

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