Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians facts for kids
|86 reservation population (2011)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States ( California)|
|English, traditionally Owens Valley Paiute language|
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Owens Valley Paiute (or Eastern Mono)
and Shoshone peoples
The Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Paiute and Shoshone people in the Owens Valley, in Inyo County, eastern California. As of the 2010 Census the population was 93.
The Fort Independence Reservation (Coordinates: ) in Independence, is a federally recognized Indian reservation with an total area of 356 acres (1.44 km2) in Inyo County. It was established in 1915. In 1990, the reservation was 234 acres (0.95 km2) large with a population of 38 Indians.
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