California Indian Tribes Directory
- 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians
As children of the Wolf, the Band has always drawn upon his strength and intelligence as well as the wit and survival skills of the coyote to endure and sustain themselves.
- Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians occupied the Palm Springs area for their entire history.
- Alturas Rancheria
The Alturas Rancheria are of the Pit River Indians.
- Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians
The Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians have the fewest tribal members in the nation with a total of six.
- Barona Band of Mission Indians
The Barona Band of Mission Indians have a rich cultural history stemming thousands of years before the Europeans arrived in the 1700s.
- Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria
The Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe composed of Native Americans.
- Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians
The Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians was officially restored in 1983 as a legitimate band of indians.
- Big Valley Rancheria of Pomo Indians
The Pomo Indians have inhabitated the Clear Lake area for over 11,800 years!
- Bishop Paiute Tribe
The Bishop Paiute Tribe is the 5th largest Indian tribe in the state of California.
- Blue Lake Rancheria
The Blue Lake Rancheria's history can be traced back to centuries ago.
- Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
Tribal members of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians are descendants of Chief Cabazon, a leader of the Desert Cahuila Indians from the 1830s until the 1870s.
- Cachil Dehe Band of Wintuns
The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintuns is a federally recognized tribe of the United States.
- Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria
The Cahto Tribe indians lost their Athapascan language after the influx of Europeans.
- Cahuilla Band of Indians
Cahuilla Band of Indians is a Band of Native American Indians who has been in California for around 2,000 years.
- Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians
The Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians were the most resistant to the Spanish takeover.
- Chemehuevi Indian Tribe
The Nuwu were formally reinstated as the Chemehuevi Tribe on June 5, 1970.
- Cher-Ae Heights Indians of Trinidad Rancheria
Since the mid 70s the tribe has accomplished an enormous revitalization.
- Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians
The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is a group of Native Americans who were formerly composed of various groups.
- Chumash Indians
The Chumash Indians were the finest boat builders among the California Indians.
- Concow-Maidu of Mooretown Rancheria
The Concow-Maidu of Mooretown Rancheria has a history like no other.
- Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
The Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians has a tribal membership of not less than three hundred twenty five enrolled members.
- Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians
The Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians encountered the Russians first before any other tribe.
- Elk Valley Rancheria Indians
The Elk Valley Rancheria has a rich and colorful history dating back to their grand forefathers.
- Fort Mohave Tribe
The Fort Mojave Tribe is a federally recognized tribe hailing from the reservations located in the lands in Arizona and in Nevada.
- Fort Mojave Indian Tribe
The Fort Mojave Tribe is a tribe whose members are the inhabitants of the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation.
- Hoopa Valley Tribe
The Hoopa Valley Tribe is proud to be one of California's first recognized tribes
- Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
The Hopland Band of Pomo Indians has a tribal territory located in the Hopland, California.
- Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians
The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is composed of the Native Americans who are from the different mixtures of the Miwuks, the Americans, the Californians and some other citizens hailing from the Amador County.
- La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians
The La Jolla Band reservation was established over 130 years ago.
- La Posta Indian Band of Kumeyaay Indians
The La Posta Indian Band of Kumeyaay Indians is a part of the huge nation of Kumeyaay Indians.
- Lytton Band of Pomo Indians
The Lyttons was victorious in regaining their tribal status in the year 1991.
- Middletown Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
The Middletown Rancheria band of Pomo Indians is composed of Native Americans who are part of the Pomo Indians.
- Morongo Band of Mission Indians
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is a part of the Cahuilla which is a tribe composed of Native Americans.
- Pala Band of Mission Indians
The 40-mile relocation journey was called the "Trail of Tears".
- Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians
The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians were not federally recognized until 1994.
- Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians
The Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians are one of seven Luiseno tribes residing in Southern California.
- Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has been living in the Temecula Valley for tens of thousands of years now.
- Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians
The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians hails from the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains along the Fresno River up to the Finegold Creek up to the Coarsegold Creek extending up to the San Joaquin River.
- Pit River Tribe
The Pit River Tribe people are fun-loving people.
- Redding Rancheria
The Redding Rancheria is a sovereign nation capable of governing themselves.
- Rincon Band of Mission Indians
The Rincon Band of Mission Indians has recently gone through a controversy.
- Robinson Rancheria Tribe of Pomo Indians
The Robinson Rancheria Tribe of Pomo Indians is composed of four hundred seventy seven members.
- Rumsey Indian Rancheria
The Rumsey Indian Rancheria are a Wintun tribe.
- San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
The San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians is an American Indian tribe formally recognized by the country.
- San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians
The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians is a member of the Kumeyaay people.
- Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians
The Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians is a proud member of the Diegueno Band of Indians.
- Sherwood Valley Rancheria Indians
The Sherwood Valley Rancheria Indians expertise is horticulture.
- Smith River Rancheria
The Smith River Rancheria came from a tribe of Tolowa Indians who are settled three miles south of the Oregon-California border in the northwest California.
- Soboba Band of Mission Indians
The Soboba Band of Mission Indians were the first Native Americans to inhabit the coastal area of Southern California during the sixteenth century.
- Susanville Indian Rancheria
The Susanville Indian Rancheria habitat's original size is 30 acres which was purchased on the 15th of August in 1923 under the Landless and Homeless Act as approved by the United States Congress.
- Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
The ancient Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation has been living in San Diego for centuries.
- Table Mountain Rancheria
The Table Mountian Rancheria is a tribe composed of Native Americans.
- Tachi Yokut Tribe - Santa Rosa Rancheria
The Santa Rosa Rancheria was established in 1934.
- Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians
Takic-speaking people, commonly known as Cahuilla tribe, reside in Southern California or what is now called Riverside and San Diego counties.
- Tule River Tribe of Yokuts
Today, around 750 employees are working for the tribe.
- Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk
The Tuolomne Band of Me-Wuk Indians is located on the Tuolumne Rancheria in Central California.
- Tyme Maidu Tribe Berry-Creek Rancheria
The Tyme Maidu Tribe Berry-Creek Rancheria is a California Indian Tribe who lives in what we now call Oroville, California.
- United Auburn Indian Community
The United Auburn Indian Community is comprised of both Miwok and Maidu Indians.
- Viejas Band of the Kumeyaay Indian Nation
The Viejas Band of Indians are one of the 12 tribes in the Kumeyaay Indian Nation.