After traveling to North Dakota to see how a proposed oil pipeline might affect a local Sioux tribe, Rep. Raul Ruiz Rep. (D-Palm Desert) is asking for a congressional hearing to determine whether the Standing Rock Sioux were properly consulted before the Army Corps of Engineers approved permits for the project.
Meanwhile, back in his HOME STATE, Rep. Raul Ruiz is on board to support the THEFT of water rights to reservation allottees of the Temecula Indian Reservation. He seems to conveniently forget that the trust responsibility of the U.S. Government to INDIANS isn't just to the chiefs and chairmen. It's to ALL native Americans.
Pechanga Tribe needs WATER for
Swimming Pools, not reservations allottees