Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians facts for kids
|(168 tribal members on the rancheria,
285 enrolled (1995))
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States ( California)|
|English, Central Sierra Miwok language|
|Related ethnic groups|
|other Miwok and Yokut peoples|
The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians is a federally recognized tribe of Yokuts and Miwok people in Tuolumne County, California. The Tuolumne Band are central Sierra Miwok people. Annually, in September, the tribe holds an acorn festival and intertribal gathering.
The Tuolumne Rancheria (Indian reservation in Tuolumne County, at the western base of the Sierra Nevada. It is located near Yosemite National Park. The rancheria was established in 1910, and had a population of 150 in 1990. In 1995 the population was 168. The reservation lies in and just north of the township of Tuolumne. Other nearby communities include Twain Harte, Soulsbyville, and Mono Vista.) is a 336-acre federal
The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians own and operate the Black Oak Casino, Black Oak Cafe, Seven Sisters Restaurant, The Mill bar, Kingpins, Willow Creek Lounge, Manzanita Bar, the Underground Arcade, and Brunswick Bowling Center in Tuolumne.
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