The following are just a few samples of the articles and editorials that have appeared recently regarding the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and its business enterprises:


January 2011

Let Us Entertain You
Santa Ynez Valley News, 1/6/11

CONCERT REVIEW: Kinfolk in tow

Santa Barbara News-Press, 1/8/11

Solvang Opens Centennial Celebration

Santa Barbara News-Press, 1/8/11

Patti LaBelle to perform at Chumash Casino

Santa Maria Times, 1/9/11

CONCERT REVIEW: Mariachi, pure, simple and all female;

Santa Barbara News-Press, 1/11/11

Tribe Has Special Connection With the Sea

Santa Ynez Valley News, 1/20/11

Secret Classic Man Has Other Tricks

Santa Barbara News-Press, 1/22/11

Mastering Turns 50

Santa Barbara News-Press, 1/27/11

February 2011

Tribal Leader Roundtable
Indian Gaming Magazine, 2/11

SYHS tennis courts being resurfaced

Santa Ynez Valley News, 2/1/11

Solvang Chamber Installs Officers
Santa Maria Times, 2/2/11

Tribe Wishes City a Happy Birthday

Santa Ynez Valley News, 2/3/11

Kayode Pursues 15th KO

Aol Original, 2/4/11

Kayode, Franco Escape With Wins On ShoBox
Sweet Science, 2/5/11

Chumash Donate to Santa Ynez Tennis Court Project

KCOY, 2/14/11

Sarah’s Song Fest
Santa Barbara News-Press, 2/14/11

Chumash to help refurbish SYHS tennis courts

Santa Barbara News-Press, 2/15/11

Building leaders of tomorrow through sports

Santa Ynez Valley News, 2/17/11

Chumash donate Samala dictionary to local schools

Santa Ynez Valley News, 2/24/11

Solvang leaders plan a busy year
Santa Barbara News-Press, 2/25/11


March 2011

Honoring sacred Chumash places
Santa Ynez Valley News, 3/3/11

Chumash tribal leaders reelected
Lompoc Record, 3/8/11

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Election Demonstrates A United Tribe
Santa Barbara Independent, 3/8/11

Armenta wins seventh term as Chumash chairman
Santa Barbara News-Press, 3/8/11

The right, benevolent accent: Juanes

Santa Barbara News-Press, 3/17/11

A slice of life with the Loaf
Santa Barbara News-Press, 3/26/11

Kumbia All Starz come to the casino

Santa Ynez Valley News, 3/31/11

Tribe honored for language work

Santa Ynez Valley News, 3/31/11


April 2011

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians: Unity is a Key to Tribe’s Success
Indian Gaming Magazine, 4/11

DINING REVIEW: Root Causes of Satisfaction
Santa Barbara News-Press, 4/1/11

Meat Loaf holds court at the Chumash
Cal Coast News, 4/5/11

Spa offers an organic spring cleaning
Santa Ynez Valley News, 4/7/11

New fire truck equipment unveiled

Santa Barbara News-Press, 4/13/11

Making a Racquet
Santa Ynez Valley News, 4/14/11

Chumash donation helps fire department

Santa Maria Times, 4/15/11

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Donates $50,000 to SBFD

Santa Barbara Independent, 4/15/11

Chumash foundation returning the favor to nonprofits
Santa Barbara News-Press, 4/15/11

Michael Bolton to perform at the Chumash Casino
Santa Ynez Valley News, 4/21/11

Rotarian honored as CAC Champion at dinner
Santa Maria Times, 4/22/11

Free dental clinic offered in Santa Ynez

Santa Barbara News-Press, 4/22/11

Kayode-Godfrey at Chumash, 4/27/11

Mariachi Vargas to perform at Chumash Casino

Santa Ynez Valley News, 4/28/11

Traditional words for modern times
Santa Ynez Valley News, 4/28/11


May 2011

Hotels in Indian Country
Indian Gaming Magazine, 5/11

Chumash Foundation Awards
Santa Ynez Valley News, 5/3/11

Weird Al Announces Summer Tour
Rolling Stone, 5/3/11

Chumash team members exemplify service
Santa Ynez Valley News, 5/12/11

Holt Kos Diaz at Chumash
Santa Maria Times, 5/13/11

Amgen Gala at Root 246
Santa Barbara News-Press, 5/17/11

Lovett, Hiatt together
Santa Ynez Valley News, 5/26/11

Summer brings many great events
Santa Ynez Valley News, 5/26/11

Concert Review: Echos of Going Goo Goo

Santa Barbara News-Press, 5/28/11


June 2011

Kayode vs. Godfrey Cruiserweight Showdown, 6/2/11

Chumash Indian Gaming Grants
KEYT, 6/3/11

CONCERT REVIEW: Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt
Santa Barbara News-Press, 6/4/11

Local agencies to get Indian gaming funds
Santa Maria Times, 6/4/11

SDF fund contributes to stronger community

Santa Ynez Valley News, 6/9/11

Kayode puts on a show at casino
Santa Ynez Valley News, 6/16/11

Big donations save Lompoc fireworks show
Santa Barbara News-Press, 6/22/11

Summit celebrates native languages
Santa Ynez Valley News, 6/23/11

Free medical services
Santa Barbara News-Press, 6/28/11

Show toppers: Local chefs craft their own condiments
Santa Barbara News-Press, 6/30/11


July 2011

County, Chumash may agree on liquor license
Santa Barbara News-Press, 7/2/11

Chumash Win Support for Liquor License Expansion

KEYT, 7/5/11

Chumash workers to host dinner
Santa Ynez Valley News, 7/7/11

County Drops Protest of Casino Liquor Expansion

Santa Barbara Independent, 7/7/11

Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees
Ventura County Star, 7/7/11

Tribe honors its graduates
Santa Ynez Valley News, 7/7/11

The Monkees reunite at the Chumash Casino
The Tribune, 7/7/11

Retooling the Monkee business machine

Santa Barbara News-Press, 7/18/11

Tribal businesses show responsibility
Santa Ynez Valley News, 7/21/11

ONSTAGE: The Brand You Can Trust

Santa Barbara News-Press, 7/22/11


August 2011

Putting the fun in fundraising
Santa Ynez Valley News, 8/4/11

State official visits Chumash camp
Santa Ynez Valley News, 8/4/11

IN CONCERT: Still happy together
Santa Barbara News-Press, 8/5/11

Paris lights up Coleman

Santa Barbara News-Press, 8/6/11

Camp K brought fun and sun

Santa Ynez Valley News, 8/18/11

Chumash Set Record Straight on Camp 4

KCOY, 8/25/11

Chumash Property Debate
KEYT, 8/25/11

Chumash share vision for Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Maria Times, 8/26/11

Friday Night Fights
Santa Maria Times, 8/26/11

Jeff Durham at Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Barbara Independent, 8/30/11


September 2011

The opponents who cried wolf
Santa Ynez Valley News, 9/1/11

Chumash set own town hall about land controversy
Santa Barbara News-Press, 9/8/11

Santa Barbara News-Press, 9/1/11

CONCERT REVIEW: Hall and Oates

Santa Barbara News-Press, 9/10/11

Face the facts on Friday night
Santa Ynez Valley News, 9/15/11

CONCERT REVIEW: Tears for Fears
Santa Barbara News-Press, 9/17/11

Santa Ynez Indian leader gains gateway to governor’s office

Santa Barbara News-Press, 9/20/11

Bill opens door for Chumash to join SBCAG
Santa Maria Times, 9/25/11

16th Annual Intertribal Pow-Wow
Santa Barbara Independent, 9/27/11

Governor creates position for tribal communication

Santa Ynez Valley News, 9/27/11

Educating community about tribal issues

Santa Ynez Valley News, 9/29/11


October 2011

Explore Santa Barbara County – Chumash Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow
Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine, Sept/Oct/Nov 2011

Around Town: Pow-Wow
Santa Barbara Magazine, Fall 2011

Santa Barbara News-Press, 10/1/11

Tribes from across continent gather for Pow-Wow
Santa Barbara News-Press, 10/2/11

Bill opens door for Chumash to join SBCAG
Santa Ynez Valley News, 10/4/11

Toxic substance caused health decline in Chumash Indians, study suggests
National Geographic Daily News, 10/6/11

Consider the benefits generated by the casino
Santa Ynez Valley News, 10/6/11

Tribe wants people to have information
Santa Ynez Valley News, 10/13/11

Tribe donates $90,000 to three area organizations

Santa Barbara Independent, 10/19/11

Mission, others honored for historic preservation

Santa Ynez Valley News, 10/25/11

FFA celebrates youth, heritage

Santa Ynez Valley News, 10/27/11


November 2011

Nine groups get grants from tribe’s foundation
Santa Ynez Valley News, 11/3/11

Foundation Hosts Second Annual Celebration Dinner

Santa Barbara Independent, 11/4/11

Cultural Days successful again
Santa Ynez Valley News, 11/10/11

Tribe Solicits Support for Development
Daily Nexus, 11/16/11

Thanksgiving Day dining
Sun, 11/16/11

Groups spread false information

Capitol Weekly, 11/17/11

Making a strong case for Chumash plans
Santa Maria Times, 11/24/11

Are we all tired of the opposition yet?

Santa Ynez Valley News, 11/24/11

Tribal Youth Hosted Empty Bowls to Benefit People Helping People

Santa Barbara Independent, 11/28/11

Preschool kids get important lesson

Santa Ynez Valley News, 11/29/11


December 2011

Tribal Leader Roundtable – Spotlight on Player Loyalty and Internet Gaming
Indian Gaming Magazine, 12/1/11

Film Festival to honor Viola Davis, 12/1/11

Dirrell Beats St. Juste
The Boxing Tribune, 12/2/11

Childhood ‘peacemaker’ getting Ph.D. in psychology
Santa Ynez Valley News, 12/6/11

CULINARY SOS: These crab bites really take the cake

Santa Barbara, 12/8/11

Fun and fundraising at Samala Showroom
Santa Ynez Valley News, 12/8/11

Moscow Ballet to perform ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’
Santa Ynez Valley News, 12/8/11

Chumash donate big to Toys for Tots
Daily Sound, 12/14/11

Knowledge rains down in Hawaii
Santa Ynez Valley News, 12/22/11

Akvavit, Aebelskiver, and Ogden
Santa Barbara Independent, 12/26/11

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