Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation facts for kids
Welcome sign in Ibapah, Utah
|539 enrolled members|
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States( Nevada, Utah)|
|Shoshoni language, English|
|Native American Church, Mormonism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Western Shoshone peoples, Ute people|
The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation is located in Juab County, Utah, Tooele County, Utah, and White Pine County, Nevada, United States. It is one of two federally recognized tribes of Goshute people, the other being the Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah.
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.
The local economy is focused on agriculture, and some tribal members ranch cattle and cultivate hay.
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