Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California

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Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California
Total population
11[1]
Regions with significant populations
 United States ( California)
Languages
English,
historically Central Sierra Miwok language
Related ethnic groups
other Miwok tribes

The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California is a federally recognized tribe of Miwok people in Tuolumne County, California.[1][2][3] The Chicken Ranch Rancheria Miwok are central Sierra Miwok, an indigenous people of California.[4]

Government

The tribe conducts business from Jamestown, California. The tribe is led by an elected council.[5]

Reservation

The Chicken Ranch Rancheria is 2.85-acre parcel of land, located in Tuolumne County.[6]

Economic development

The tribe owns Chicken Ranch Bingo and Casino, located in Jamestown, California,[7] as well as the Ranch House Restaurant.[8]

Notes

  1. ^ a b "California Indians and Their Reservations: Populations." San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2011 . Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  2. ^ Pritzker 135–6
  3. ^ "Tribal Office Locations." California Department of Transportation: District 10. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  4. ^ "California Indians and Their Reservations: Miwok." San Diego State University Library and Information Access. 2011 . Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Tribes: C." National Congress of American Indians. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Member Tribes." Archived 4 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine. California Rural Indian Health Board. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Chicken Ranch Bingo & Casino." 500 Nations. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  8. ^ "The Ranch House." Chicken Ranch Casino. Retrieved 29 May 2012.

References

  • Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 37°55′40″N 120°26′59″W / 37.92778°N 120.44972°W / 37.92778; -120.44972

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