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

 
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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]

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Government

The tribe conducts business from Jamestown, California. The tribe is led by an elected council. The current tribal chairperson is Lloyd Mathieson.[5]

Reservation

The Chicken Ranch Rancheria is 2.85-acre parcel of land, located in Toulumne 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]

See also

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." 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.

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