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Table Mountain Rancheria

For other uses, see Table Mountain (disambiguation).
Table Mountain Rancheria
Total population
140-160 enrolled members
11 reservation population[1]
Regions with significant populations
23x15px United States (23x15px California)
Languages
English, Yokuts language
Religion
traditional tribal religion, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
other Yokuts and Monache tribes[2]

The Table Mountain Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Native American people from the Chukchansi band of Yokuts and the Monache tribe. It is also the tribe's ranchería, located in Fresno County, California.[1]

Reservation

Founded in 1916,[2] the Table Mountain Rancheria is Script error: No such module "convert". large and located in Fresno County, near Friant, California. The reservation population is approximately eleven people, with 34 tribal members living in the general area.[1]

Government

The tribe's headquarters is located in Friant, and their tribal chairperson is Leanne Walker-Grant.[3]

Economic development

The tribe owns and operates Table Mountain Casino, the Eagle's Landing restaurant, Mountain Feast Buffet, and TM Cafe, all located in Friant.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c "California Indians and Their Reservations: T." San Diego State University Library and Information Access. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b Pritzker, 159
  3. ^ "Tribal Governments by Area." National Congress of American Indians. (retrieved 27 June 2010)
  4. ^ "Table Mountain." 500 Nations. (retrieved 27 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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