LOIS HENRY: Native American sites to be protected under plan for the long-suffering McAllister Ranch groundwater project

In the often hard-fought world of archeological preservation, Colin Rambo is counting the McAllister Ranch groundwater project plan as a “win, win, win.” Rambo, an archaeologist with the Tejon Tribe, has been working closely with the city of Bakersfield and the two Kern County water districts behind the project to make sure the “significant” Native …

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Native American Tribes Reach $590 Million Settlement Over Opioids

Native American tribes within the U.S. have reached settlements over the toll of opioids totaling $590 million with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and the nation’s three largest drug distribution firms, in response to a court docket submitting made Tuesday. The submitting in U.S. District Court docket in Cleveland lays out the main points of the …

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