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For the Utah valley location of the Reservation, see Skull Valley (Utah); for the small town in Arizona, see Skull Valley, Arizona
Confederated Tribes of the
Goshute Reservation
Total population
539 enrolled members
Regions with significant populations
 United States( Utah)
Languages
Shoshoni language, English
Religion
Native American Church, Mormonism,
Related ethnic groups
other Western Shoshone peoples, Ute people

The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation is one of two federally recognized tribes of Goshute people, located in Nevada and Utah. The other is the Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah.

Reservation

Approximately 200 tribal members live on the reservation, which is located in White Pine County in eastern Nevada and Juab, and Tooele Counties in western Utah. The reservation was established by Executive Order on May 20, 1912. Today, the reservation is 122,085 acres (494.06 km2) large.

Economic development

The local economy is focused on agriculture, and some tribal members ranch cattle and cultivate hay.


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