Milanovich Legacy: Hike and 5k Run in Indian Canyons

All photos courtesy of Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

For nearly a decade, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has honored former Tribal Chairman Richard M. Milanovich by inviting Tribal members and the public to participate in the Richard M. Milanovich Legacy Hike and 5K Run in the Indian Canyons. This year’s event takes place on March 16, 2024.

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The proceeds of the event support the Tribe’s Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship at the UCLA Native Nations Law and Policy Center to prepare the next generation of leaders in Indian Country and to honor and preserve the legacy of service and leadership of the late Tribal Chairman, Richard M. Milanovich.

The UCLA Native Nations Law & Policy Center is a renowned center at the law school designed to advance Indian nations’ laws and institutions, promote cultural resource protections, and prepare the next generation of legal service providers for Indian country. Through clinical programs led by eminent faculty, the Native Nations Law & Policy Center addresses critical public policy issues facing Native tribes while offering students invaluable opportunities for legal training.

The Tribal Legal Development Clinic serves Native American communities directly, providing legal expertise and support to those most in need, while students engage with tribal leaders, officers, and attorneys to contribute services to Indian tribes. A joint JD/MA degree in American Indian Studies offers an integrated study program to produce law graduates with a rich understanding of tribal cultures. The Center interweaves resources and educational opportunities to sustain and enrich Indian nations’ laws and focus on key public policy issues and challenges.

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