Coyote Valley Reservation

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Coyote Valley Reservation
Indian Reservation
Coyote Valley Reservation is located in California
Coyote Valley Reservation
Coyote Valley Reservation
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°15′15″N 123°12′32″W / 39.25417°N 123.20889°W / 39.25417; -123.20889Coordinates: 39°15′15″N 123°12′32″W / 39.25417°N 123.20889°W / 39.25417; -123.20889
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 692 ft (211 m)

The 70-acre (280,000 m2) Coyote Valley Reservation in Redwood Valley, California is home to about 170 members of the Coyote Valley tribe of the Native American Pomo people, who descend from the Shodakai Pomo. They are a federally recognized tribe, who were formerly known as the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California.

It is also the location of the Coyote Valley Shodakai Casino.

The Coyote Valley tribe were formerly located a few miles to the southeast, at the Coyote Valley Rancheria.[2] The Rancheria site was flooded by the construction of the Coyote Dam, creating Lake Mendocino, and the tribe relocated to the current reservation.

External links

  • Coyote Valley Shodakai Casino Homepage

See also

Other current Pomo communities in Mendocino County:

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coyote Valley Reservation
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coyote Valley Rancheria (historical)
  • Economic Development Administration. U.S. Dept of Commerce. California Report: Coyote Valley Reservation (p. 253). File retrieved May 5, 2007.
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