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Unrecognized Tribe Sues Interior Department

SACRAMENTO (CN) - The Winnemem Wintu Tribe says the Department of the Interior is letting bikers and campers desecrate sacred sites on and near the McCloud River in Shasta County. The Winnemem are not recognized as a tribe, they say in their federal claim.

The Winnemem Wintu are represented by Eugenia Chern with Reed Smith of Oakland.

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