Thursday, September 3, 2015

Original Pechanga Blog PASSES Pechanga.net in ALEXA RANKINGS. Disenrollment, Tribal Corruption and Civil Rights Abuses Draw Readers

THANK YOU for reading, thank you for sharing, THANK you for allowing aggrieved Native Americans this outlet. THANK you for continuing to help shine the spotlight on tribal corruption, tribal disenrollment, moratorium and exposing the civil and human rights abuses in Indian Country
PAULINA Hunter
Circa 1890 - Original Pechanga Person

I began this blog in 2007 to draw attention to the abuses of disenrollment, moratoriums and banishment by casino gaming tribes in CA.   It was primarily focused on the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians from Temecula CA.  But, along the way, I've met hundreds of new friends, from many tribes who have had the same thing happen to them.   We got little attention, at the time, in fact:

In 2008, we got into a spat with Pechanga.net owner (And Pechanga member who voted to terminate HUNDREDS of Pechanga people) Victor Rocha's assistant Rob Schmidt about our blog not being a news site.
He posted a ranking from Alexa.com THE internet site ranker, which I'll put up after this comment he wrote:  
I hope you're happy with these results, because I sure am. The only thing that would make me happier would be to see BlueCornComics.com and PECHANGA.net ranked higher than Indian Country Today and Indianz.com. But we all need goals to strive for. Any questions about where most Indians go for information?
LOOK HOW THE RANKINGS HAVE CHANGED AS of 9/3/2015

                                                                                           2008                                 2015

Indian Country Today:                         221,841                             35,092
Indianz.com:                                       259,464                             224,429
BlueCornComics.com:                         324,108                         1,042,946
Pechanga.net:                                   395,325                            872,184 
NativeNewsOnline.org:                      3,083,555                           205,913
IndianCountryNews.com:                   4,307,680                        2,063,224

OriginalPechanga.com:                   9,239,654                          762,494

WE OUTRANK ROCHA's site in worldwide and US RANKINGS! In this case, a LOWER number is better:

As of Friday 9/3, the rankings in the US/World for my blog are:  154,657/ 792,494
Current ranking for 7/31 in the US/World for  Pechanga.net are:  169,603/ 875,857

Or course, Pechanga.net has sponsors, gaming and others, so he's making money and has prestige. Ours is the little blog that COULD.  We get the word out on abuses that Rocha's cousin Mark Macarro has inflicted on hundreds.   And we share what's happening to,  sadly, THOUSANDS of Native Americans by their OWN TRIBES. 

Ours gets read by Congress, media and TRIBES!   OUR BLOG, is where people go for information on tribal disenrollment, on tribal civil rights abuses and to see how are government has allowed harm to come to our elders.

Yes, the Pechanga tribe may be our best customer...

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