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Ramona Band of Cahuilla

Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians
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View of the Cahuilla Mountains in Anza, California
Regions with significant populations
23x15px United States (23x15px California)
Languages
English, Cahuilla language[1]
Religion
traditional tribal religion,
Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
Related ethnic groups
Cahuilla tribes

The Ramona Band or Village of Cahuilla Mission Indians of California is a federally recognized tribe of Cahuilla Indians, located in Riverside County, California.[2]

Reservation

The Ramona Indian Reservation was founded in 1893. It is about Script error: No such module "convert". large, located in Anza, California at the foot of Thomas Mountain. The land was originally Sauppalpisa territory and was a traditional gathering place for Cahuilla ceremonies.[3]

Government

The tribe's headquarters is located in Anza, California. Their current tribal chairman is Manuel Hamilton.[4]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Eargle, 111
  2. ^ Pritzker, 120
  3. ^ "Ramona Tribal History." Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians. (retrieved 13 May 2010)
  4. ^ "Tribal Governments by Area." National Congress of American Indians. (retrieved 13 May 2010)

References

  • Eargle, Jr., Dolan H. California Indian Country: The Land and the People. San Francisco: Tree Company Press, 1992. ISBN 0-937401-20-X.
  • Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1.

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