Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria facts for kids

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Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria
Total population
350
Regions with significant populations
 United States ( California)
Languages
English, Pomoan languages
Religion
Roundhouse religion, Christianity, Kuksu
Related ethnic groups
Pomo tribes

The Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Pomo people in Mendocino County, California, south of Ukiah. The Hopland Band Pomos traditionally lived in the Sanel Valley.

Reservation

The Hopland Pomo's reservation is the Hopland Rancheria. Approximately 291 tribal members live in the area and 45 on the reservation. The Rancheria was established in 1907 and is 40 acres (160,000 m2) large. It is located about three miles (5 km) east of Hopland, California.

Services and programs

The Hopland Band of Pomo Indians has a tribal education program, EPA office, health department, utility department, police department, court system, and economic development corporation. The tribe owns and operates the Hopland Sho-Ka-Wah Casino, located east of Hopland.

Disenrollment

In 2016, the Hopland Band disenrolled 74 members of the tribe, ostensibly to remedy mistakes stemming from faulty processing of applications.


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