ACTION ALERT -- You can provide much needed, immediate support for the SSMN’s campaign for federal recognition by emailing or calling the following congressional staff and urging Representative Tom McClintock, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, to contact the Office of Federal Acknowledgement (OFA) and express their support for our Tribe’s request for a 180-day extension of the current deadline for the SSMN to file its response to the Assistant Secretary’s Proposed Finding, and to immediately provide the documents the Tribe requested in our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which we submitted to the OFA almost a year ago (May 7, 2019). A copy of the SSMN FOIA request is available on our website. We have included below a link to sample letters you can use for this purpose, or you can write your own letter or call the congressional staff at the telephone numbers provided.
Ms. Kristina Solberg
Office of Senator Feinstein
2500 Tulare Street, Suite 4290
Fresno, CA 93721
Ms. Brittany Carmon
Office of Senator Harris
112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
Mr. Matt Reed
Office of Congressman McClintock
2200A Douglas Blvd, Suite 240
Roseville, CA 95661
Phone: (916) 786-5560
Make a tax-deductible donation to our non-profit (AICMC) American Indian Council of Mariposa County. Support our cause and community events by sending a check to PO Box 186 Mariposa, CA 95338 or via the link above.
Write A Letter of Support
•Department of the Interior Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs Attention: Office of Federal Acknowledgement 1849 C Street, NW, MS-4071 MIB Washington, D.C. 20240
Please address comments on the PF or requests for a copy of the report to the Department of the Interior, Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Attn: Office of Federal Acknowledgment, 1849 C Street NW, MS-4071 MIB, Washington, DC 20240.
Parties who make comments on the PF must also provide a copy of their comments to the petitioner.
•Your comment letter, along with copies of any additional documents submitted with it, must be postmarked on or before May, 18 2020, and reference Petitioner #82: Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation, CA.
•Please make sure that you provide the Tribe with a copy of your comments by mail to P.O. Box 186, Mariposa, CA 95338 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org