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Coordinates: 38°52′19″N 117°29′28″W / 38.872°N 117.491°W / 38.872; -117.491

Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation
Total population
(192 (1992))
Regions with significant populations
United States United States (Nevada Nevada)
Languages
English
Religion
traditional tribal religion
Related ethnic groups
other Western Shoshone tribes

The Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Western Shoshone Indians in central Nevada.

Reservation

The Yomba Reservation occupies 4,718.46 acres (19.0949 km2) in Nye County, Nevada. The reservation is divided into two districts: the Upper, including Doyle Ranch, and Lower, including Bowler Ranch.

History

The Yomba band ratified their constitution on 20 December 1939, establishing an elected representative government and becoming federally recognized under the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act. They are one of several bands of Western Shoshone peoples.



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