The Death Valley Indian Community is home to the federally recognized Timbasha Shoshone. This reservation was not formally recognized as an Indian reservation until 1982. It encompasses just under 10,000 acres. President Hoover took the tribe’s ancestral lands to create the Death Valley National Monument in 1933.
Reservations by State
Reservations by State
The Agua Caliente Indian Reservation is home to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. This tribe received federal recognition in 1957. The Agua Caliente Indian Reservation was founded in 1896. A period of forced cultural assimilation followed, including taking Indian children to boarding schools where they were forbidden to speak their language.
There is one indian reservation in Wyoming. Wyoming Indian Reservations Reservation: Wind RiverTribes: Northern Arapaho and Eastern Band of Shoshoni.Acres: 95, 307Established by: Treaty of July 3, 1868 (xv, 673); acts of June 22, 1874 (xviIi, 166), and Dec. 15, 1874 (xviii, 291); Executive order, May 21, 1887; agreement made Apr. 21, 1896, amended […]
There are seven indian reservations in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Indian Reservations Reservation: Lac Court OreilleTribes: Lac Court Oreille band of Chippewa of Lake SuperiorAcres: 20,096Established by: Treaty of Sept. 30, 1854 (x, 1109); lands withdrawn by General Land Office, Nov.22, 1860, Apr. 4, 1865 (see report by Secretary of the Interior, Mar. 1, 1873). Act […]
There are no federal indian reservations in the state of Virginia. However, there are a number of state recognized tribes who have community lands. They are: Virginia Indian Reservations Chickahominy Tribe:RFD 1, PO Box 299Providence Forge, VA 23140 Eastern Chickahominy Tribe:Route 2, PO Box 90Providence Forge, VA 23140 Mattaponi Indian Tribe:Route 2, PO Box […]
South Dakota Indian Reservations Reservation: Crow Creek and Old WinnebagoTribes: Lower Yanktonai, Lower Brulé, Miniconjou, and Two Kettle (Oohenonpa) Sioux.Acres: 111,711Established by: Order of department, July 1, 1863; treaty of Apr. 29, 1868 (xv, 635); and Executive order, Feb. 27, 1885, annulled by the President’s proclamation of Apr. 17, 1885; act of Mar. 2, 1889 […]
There is one one land trust area in the state of North Carolina. As a trust, the land is technically not a “reservation” per se, in that tribal members can buy and own the land, provided they are enrolled members of the Tribe of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee of North Carolina.
There are no indian reservations in Hawaii. Instead, they have Hawaiian homelands. A Hawaiian home land is an area held in trust for Native Hawaiians by the state of Hawaii under by the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1921.
In 1921, the federal government of the United States set aside as approximately 200,000 acres (810 km2) in the Territory of Hawaii as a land trust for homesteading by Native Hawaiians. The law mandating this, passed by the U.S. Congress on July 9, 1921, was called the “Hawaiian Homes Commission Act” (HHCA) and, with amendments, is still in effect today.
About fifty-four indian tribes have been associated with the state of Florida at one time or another. Many of these tribes are now extinct, or were combined to make new tribes, or removed from the state by the US Government. At one time, there were eleven different reservations in Florida. Today, there are seven federally recognized […]
There were once 13 different tribes who roamed the lands we now call Connecticut. The name of this state comes from the Indian word Quinnehtukqut meaning “beside the long tidal river.” There were once nine indian reservations in Connecticut. Today, there are two state recognized indian reservations. Corun Hill Reservation (1680 in Huntington) Eastern Pequot […]
The Metlakatla Indian Community is the only Native Reservation in Alaska. There are many other indian tribes in Alaska, but most Alaskan natives have a different land system than the tribes in the continental US. There is only one Alaska Indian Reservation Alaska Natives were not given title to land under the Dawes Act but were instead treated […]