The Yaqui Nation of Southern California (YNSC)

Located in Riverside County, State of California

 

Jose Maria Leyva Garcia (Cajeeme)

Juan Maldonado (Tetabiate)

The purpose of the Yaqui Nation of Southern California is to preserve the Yaqui Culture by restoration and reviving the Yaqui language, preserving traditions and spirituality for all of its members referencing section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. This corporation will not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by a corporation exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501 (c)(3).

PURPOSE OF THE ORGANIZATION

  1. To serve as a cultural resource for the members and the descendants of the Yaqui Nation of Southern California
  2. To record and file the Indian genealogy of the members and descendants of the Yaqui Nation of Southern California
  3. To make available language and history resources for the members of the Yaqui Nation of Southern California part of our preservation of the Yaqui culture.
  4. To preserve Yaqui Indian traditions/ceremonies.

MISSION STATEMENT

 

The Yaqui Nation of Southern California shall be Corporation serving the cultural, social, educational, spiritual, linguistic, economic, health, and traditional needs of the members of the Yaqui Nation of Southern California Nation under guidance and pursuant to the Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat.984) as amended.

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The Yaqui Nation of Southern California

Located in Riverside County, State of California. It has around 30 members. The tribe, by now, is constituted as a Non-profit Organization, and on the way to get the state recognition. The YNSC has the mission to preserve the cultural, social, educational, spiritual, linguistic, economic, healing, and traditional values of its members. This project aims to support its purpose of pursuing the preservation of the Yaqui ancestral culture, as the language, traditions, and spirituality for all of its members. The indigenous peoples have the right to the self-determination that includes the preservation of their culture, access to a territory, propagation of their language, and the restoration of the harms they have suffered through centuries of structural violence and racism.

 

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Helping Yaquis 

Indigenous People

Social Justice

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OBJECTIVES

– The right to self-determination with other members of the tribe.
– Gaining access to a territory for healing, living and administrative reasons.
– Teaching the Yaqui language and history resources.
– Preserving the Yaqui ceremonies.

The Yaqui Nation of Southern California are proud partners with the Department of Homeland Security.

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