CALIFORNIA AND THE AMERICAN DREAM


















 

 

 

 

The Characters


California's "Lost" Tribes
Produced and Directed by Jed Riffe
 

Mary Ann Andreas,  Tribal Council member and former Chairwoman, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Morongo Casino Resort and Spa.



 

 

 


Brende Soulliere, Tribal Judge, Cabazon Band of Mission Indians.
 

 


 

 

 


Loni Hancock, Assemblywoman (D-Berkeley, California State Assembly, 14th Assembly District.


 

 

 

 


Allen E. Lawson, Tribal Chairman, San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, Valley View Casino.

 


 

 

 


William N. Thompson, Ph. D, Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and author.

 


 

 

 


Paula Lorenzo, former Tribal Chairwoman, Rumsey Band of Wintun, CEO Cache Creek Casino.

 


 

 

 


John A. James, Tribal Chairman, Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, Fantasy Springs Casino.


 

 

 

 


Dru Rivers, Co-Founder Full Belly Farms, Capay Valley Organic Farmer and opponent of Cache Creek Casino expansion.

 

 

 

 


Paul “Pete” McCloskey, former US Congressman, organic farmer and writer   residing in the Capay Valley and opposed to the expansion of Cache Creek Casino.

 

 

 

 


Honibea Smith, Tribal Member and Police Officer, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Viejas, California.

 


 

 

 


Wayne Mitchum, Tribal Chairman, Colusa band of Wintun Indians (Cachil De He), Colusa Casino and Resort.

 


 

 

 


 
Joely De La Torre, Ph.D., Tribal Member, Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians, Assistant Professor of Public Administration, UC San Bernardino.

 

 

 

 

 


Anthony R. Pico, Tribal Chairman, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, Viejas, California.

 


 

 

 


Greg Sarris, Chair, Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria who proposed casino near Rohnert Park, California. Sarris is a Professor of English Literature at Sonoma State University, author and screenwriter for HBO’s “Grand Avenue”.


 

 

 

 


Cheryl Calac, Tribal Council Member, San Pasqual Band of Kumeyaay, Viejas, California.


 

 

 

 


Lorelle Ross, Vice Chair, Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria who proposed casino near Rohnert Park, California.

 

 

 

 


Vicki Vidak-Martinez, City Council Member, City of Rohnert Park.

 

 

 

 


Linda Lamb, unsuccessful city council recall candidate, Rohnert Park, California. Lamb opposes the Rohnert Park and Graton Rancheria Casino agreement.



 

 

 


Chip Worthington, Minister, unsuccessful city council recall candidate, Rohnert Park, California.  Worthington opposes the Rohnert Park and Graton Rancheria Casino agreement.
 

 

 

 

 


Eva Boyko, waitress and union member, Cache Creek casino.  Employment at the casino allows Eva to work nights and be available for her five children during the day.


 

 

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