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Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians
Total population
86 reservation population (2011)
Regions with significant populations
 United States ( California)
Languages
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.

Reservation

The Fort Independence Reservation (36°50′28″N 118°13′44″W / 36.84111°N 118.22889°W / 36.84111; -118.22889Coordinates: 36°50′28″N 118°13′44″W / 36.84111°N 118.22889°W / 36.84111; -118.22889) 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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