July 13, 2012

Cortina Indian Rancheria

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Cortina Indian Rancheria  is a reservation for a federally recognized tribe of Wintun people. It is located about 15 miles west of Arbuckle, California. Wintun is the name generally given to a group of related Native American tribes who live in Northern California, including the Wintu (northern), Nomlaki (central), and Patwin (southern) tribes.

Official Tribal Name: Cortina Indian Rancheria

Address: 570 6th Street, Williams, CA 95987 
Phone: 530-473-3274
Fax: 530-743-3301
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Recognition Status: Federally Recognized

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Alternate spellings / Mispellings: Formerly known as Cortina Indian Rancheria of Wintun Indians of California, formerly Cortina Rancheria

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Region: California

State(s) Today: California

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Linguistic and archaeological evidence suggests that the Wintun people probably entered the California area around 500 AD from what is now southern Oregon, introducing bow and arrow technology to the region.  Their territory was from approximately present-day Lake Shasta to San Francisco Bay, along the western side of the Sacramento River to the Coast Range.

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Reservation: Cortina Indian Rancheria
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