July 13, 2012

Greenville Rancheria


The federally recognized Greenville Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California is currently located in the Indian Valley at the 3,500 foot level in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California. 

Official Tribal Name: Greenville Rancheria

Address:  1405 Montgomery Road, Red Bluff, CA 96080
Fax:  530-527-7488

Official Website: http://www.greenvillerancheria.com/ 

Recognition Status:  Federally Recognized

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Formerly known as the Greenville Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California

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Region: California

State(s) Today: California

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The Northern Maidu, the native inhabitants of Plumas, Tehama and surrounding counties in California, occupied the Feather River region, Sacramento region and its many tributaries. The terrain is mostly forested ridges dotted with high lakes and green valleys. Big Meadows is now Lake Almanor. Indian Valley, Genesee, American and Sierra valleys are now occupied by Plumas County settlements, but once were occupied solely by the Maidu. The areas to the east, namely Mohawk and Sierra valleys were claimed for hunting grounds, containing few, if any, permanent villages due to heavy winter snow. During snow season, the Maidu moved west to Paynes Creek and to the Sacramento River Region.  

Confederacy:  Maidu


Reservation: Greenville Rancheria

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Tribal Headquarters: Greenville, California 
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Number of Council members:  2 plus 2 executive officers
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Number of Executive Officers: Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer 


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